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Feasibility of patient reported outcome measures in psychosocial palliative care: Observational cohort study of hospice day care and social support groups (2022)
Journal Article
Bradley, N., Dowrick, C., & Lloyd-Williams, M. (2022). Feasibility of patient reported outcome measures in psychosocial palliative care: Observational cohort study of hospice day care and social support groups. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(20), Article 13258. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192013258

Palliative care patients can be at risk of social isolation or loneliness. Interventions that can provide effective social support, and particularly emotional support, could facilitate healthy coping that bolsters quality of life and reduces depressi... Read More about Feasibility of patient reported outcome measures in psychosocial palliative care: Observational cohort study of hospice day care and social support groups.

A survey of hospice day services in the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland: How did hospices offer social support to palliative care patients, pre-pandemic? (2022)
Journal Article
Bradley, N. M., Dowrick, C. F., & Lloyd-Williams, M. (2022). A survey of hospice day services in the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland: How did hospices offer social support to palliative care patients, pre-pandemic?. BMC Palliative Care, 21(1), Article 170. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-022-01061-9

Introduction: Social support is described by patients and other stakeholders to be a valuable component of palliative day care. Less is known about the range of hospice services that have been used in practice that facilitate social support. An onlin... Read More about A survey of hospice day services in the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland: How did hospices offer social support to palliative care patients, pre-pandemic?.