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Scholars Day 2006, Wednesday, April 12

Hospice Comparison Between the U.S. and Japan

It has been more than 20 years since modern hospice started in England. Hospice has quickly spread over the world, and England and the U.S. have become advanced in this field. This honorís thesis examined various aspects of hospice in the U.S and in Japan, including history, cultural/social values, laws, problems, benefits, improvements. This presentation identifies the differences and similarities between the U.S. and Japan regarding hospice care. This analysis suggests how hospice care in Japan can further develop its services for fulfilling unique needs in Japanese society.

Presenter: Arisa Kishimoto (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Social Work
Location: 211 Holmes
Time: 11:05 am (Session II)