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63 The Living Well Service: a Model of Care Which Facilitates Adjustment, Promotes Wellbeing, Teaches Survivorship Skills
  1. Anne Cawthorn, Macmillian Specialist Practitioner and
  2. Sheila Tyler, Hospice Director
  1. Blythe House Hospice, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire

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Introduction: Earlier detection and improvement in treatment regimes has meant that people are more likely to survive a diagnosis of cancer and other life-limiting illnessess. However, despite these advances people still need to adjust psychologically to the impact of the diagnosis, cope with the disease and manage the side-effects of treatments, before contemplating their long-term survival, or for some, impending death. Aims: To present the Living Well Service Model which …

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