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The importance of family support

In the previous step, we explored issues for people living alone.

Refer back to Ybolya’s story on page 29 in Integrated Palliative Care which describes how a patient was supported by members of his family.

Think about how hard it would be for these patients if they did not have family support. Do you think they would have the same outcome?

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Palliative Care: Making it Work

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