Hospice Movement

A new publication from the Publisher of Hospice the hospice movement is one of the great social movements in Germany and dealing with death and dying has changed. She was trying to find new ways for the end of life in a radically altered situation. Initial resistance she prevailed, has grown, has made the theme of ‘socially acceptable’ and has almost become a humanizing boost in the views on the subject of dying, death and grief. Citizens, but above all citizens have planted the idea of a dignified death in the German society in courageous, thoughtful engagement and the seed of this idea has risen in the meantime. Much of the early days is now long forgotten, many Hospice initiatives a generational change takes place. This book will recounts the beginnings, reconstructed from over 70 interviews with pioneers and pioneers of the German movement of Hospice and palliative medicine.

the beginnings, retold. The commitment of people is exciting visible, which often from their own concern for a more humane death pushed – imaginative, non-bureaucratic, jointly and severally. Here, the authors present a living history of the hospice movement in Germany (“oral history”) is created on the basis of scientific research. By the pioneers and pioneers come to the language past comes alive and permanent, even self-critical insight for the future discussed. The highly readable book offers essential guidelines, inspirations, and vote for the further development of hospizlich palliative work in Germany and represents a stimulating basis for the education and training for professional and volunteer in the field and for all interested citizens.

Andreas Heller, Sabine Pleschberger, Michaela Fink, Reimer Gronemeyer, about 420 pages, paperback, Ludwigsburg 2012, ISBN: 978-3-941251-53-3 price: 34.90 (D) / EUR 35,90 (A) the Hospice verlag is a cultural project. He published texts, the culture hospizlichen subjects such as Life, death, life care, ethics, grief, religion, palliative medicine, rituals, funeral, spirituality, etc. technically and factually deal. the Hospice Publisher informed Hospice Palliative facilities and all in the field of the design of the last phase of life working on their discussions and the society about their Hospice – and palliative work. the Hospice publisher wants to make a contribution to the further development of a culture of life and death and the social development of the Hospice idea with Hospice – Palliative facilities. Here he supported contact the German Hospice – und PalliativVerband e.V. in his principles and in its project work: the Hospice Caro & Cie. oHG Daniela Guglielmi Solitudestrasse 55 71638 Ludwigsburg Tel: + 49 7141 9563862 E-Mail: Internet: