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Exploring caregivers’ experiences of caring for men with advanced prostate cancer in a resource-poor setting: a qualitative serial interview study (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Salifu, Y., Almack, K., & Caswell, G. (2018). Exploring caregivers’ experiences of caring for men with advanced prostate cancer in a resource-poor setting: a qualitative serial interview study

Background: Family caregivers who assume the responsibility of care for patients living with advanced diseases could have challenges especially in resource-poor settings. The bulk and responsibility for care are predominantly provided by the family c... Read More

Impact of the Macmillan specialist Care at Home service: a mixed methods evaluation across six sites (2018)
Journal Article
Johnston, B., Patterson, A., Bird, L., Wilson, E., Almack, K., Mathews, G., & Seymour, J. (2018). Impact of the Macmillan specialist Care at Home service: a mixed methods evaluation across six sites. BMC Palliative Care, 17(1), doi:10.1186/s12904-018-0281-9. ISSN 1472-684X

Background: The Midhurst Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care at Home Service was founded in 2006 to improve community-based palliative care provision. Principal components include; early referral; home-based clinical interventions; close partnershi... Read More

Troubling meanings of family and competing moral imperatives in the family lives of young people with a parent who is at the end of life (2017)
Journal Article
Turner, N., & Almack, K. (in press). Troubling meanings of family and competing moral imperatives in the family lives of young people with a parent who is at the end of life. Children's Geographies, doi:10.1080/14733285.2017.1350633. ISSN 1473-3285

This article draws on a narrative study of young people with a parent who is at the end of life to examine how family lives are troubled by life-limiting parental illness. Young people struggled to reconcile the physical and emotional absence of fami... Read More

Peer education for advance care planning: volunteers’ perspectives on training and community engagement activities (2013)
Journal Article
Seymour, J. E., Almack, K., Kennedy, S., & Froggatt, K. (2013). Peer education for advance care planning: volunteers’ perspectives on training and community engagement activities. Health Expectations, 16(1), doi:10.1111/j.1369-7625.2011.00688.x. ISSN 1369-6513

Background  Peer education by volunteers may aid attitudinal change, but there is little understanding of factors assisting the preparation of peer educators. This study contributes to conceptual understandings of how volunteers may be prepared to wo... Read More