Home > Degree Level Essays > Open University Courses > K260 Death and dying

K260 Death and dying


Question: ECA What role does autonomy play in achieving a “good death”?

Answer: The definition of a “good death” will vary on the person you ask, their culture and beliefs. Whilst for some a good...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: K260 Death and dying
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2911
  • Date submitted: April 22, 2013
  • Date written: August, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4694

Question: EMA Use case examples from the module or your experience to discuss three ethical choices that might arise when providing end-of-life care to children.
The three ethical choices are as follows:

1) A child who wishes to continue with treatment against the advice of professionals. (as with our case study of Jaymee Bowen)

2) A family refusing treatment for their child on religious grounds.

3) Non-voluntary Euthanasia in babies.

Answer: Introduction In assignment essay I have been asked to discuss three ethical choices that might arise when providing end of life care...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: K260 Death and dying
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 64%
  • Words: 2890
  • Date submitted: December 10, 2012
  • Date written: September, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4377

Question: TMA 01 What factors influence the way in which death and dying is handled in western societies? Illustrate your points using at least one case study example, either from the course or from your own experience.

Answer: In this assignment I will discuss some of the factors that influence how death and dying is handled in western societies today....


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: K260 Death and dying
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1640
  • Date submitted: April 22, 2013
  • Date written: February, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4693

Question: TMA 03 To what extent is it helpful to make generalisations about grief and bereavement? Illustrate your answer with case study examples.

Answer: In this essay I will talk about grief and discuss the grieving process. I will discuss whether it is helpful to make...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: K260 Death and dying
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1574
  • Date submitted: April 22, 2013
  • Date written: July, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4692

Question: TMA 01

1. What does the term ‘good death’ mean?
2. What problems are associated with the ‘good death’ concept?
3. What part does medicine play in achieving a ‘good death’?

Answer: 1. What does the term ‘good death’ mean? Mary Bradbury (2001) categorised the concept of a good death into three types: medicalised,...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: K260 Death and dying
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1572
  • Date submitted: December 10, 2012
  • Date written: January, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4378

Question: TMA 02 In what ways can palliative care contribute to a ‘good death’? Discuss this either from the perspective of the dying person or the perspective of health care professionals.

Answer: For this assignment I have decided to discuss how palliative care could contribute to a ‘good death’ from the perspective of the...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: K260 Death and dying
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 64%
  • Words: 1480
  • Date submitted: December 10, 2012
  • Date written: February, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4376

New customer?

Registering is fast
and easy

Welcome back

Easy access

  1. Register with us
  2. Pay for instant access
  3. Or submit 3 essays
    of your own for
    FREE access

Browse

Adobe Reader is required to access all coursework & essays. (pdf)
PayPal handles payments on our behalf. All major credit cards and currencies accepted.

A PayPal account is not nessesary.