Caring over Curing: Endurance through Challenging Health Experiences
Australia, France, Japan, New Zealand, The United Kingdom
In healthcare, emotions are often not as well treated as the disease or condition itself. However, emotional support can become the primary form of care for untreatable prognoses. What are the cultural expectations around emotional support in healthcare and what factors shape those expectations? What resources exist to promote caregiver well-being and where is the cultural line drawn professionalism and compassion?