Raising Death Awareness in Thailand, the Case of Life Unlocking Card Game

Tharin Phenwan, Judith Sixsmith (Supervisor), Deans Buchanan (Supervisor), Linda McSwiggan (Supervisor), Ekkapop Sittiwantana (Contributing member), Tanida Apichanakulchai (Contributing member)

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Abstract

Advance Care Planning (ACP) is an agreement of preferred care between patients, family, and the health care team that is utilised should the patient become incapacitated. ACP uptake and awareness is still low in Thailand due to the lack of practical tool to initiate ACP and cultural barriers to see death as a taboo and sensitive subject. The Life Unlocking Card Game is an intervention uses the gamified element to raise ACP awareness. This study explored the experience of the Life Unlocking Card Game as a tool to raise death and ACP awareness in Thailand.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 28 Nov 2018
EventScottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference 2018: The Sense of an Ending: stories, meanings and understanding - Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 28 Nov 201828 Nov 2018
https://www.palliativecarescotland.org.uk/content/annual-conference-2018/

Conference

ConferenceScottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference 2018
Abbreviated titleSPPC Conference 2018
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period28/11/1828/11/18
Internet address

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Advance Care Planning
Thailand
Taboo
Patient Care Team
Family Health
Life Change Events
Patient Care

Keywords

  • Gamification
  • Advance care planning
  • Advance directives
  • Awareness
  • Raising concerns
  • Qualitative Research
  • Death and dying
  • Thanatology
  • Thailand

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Phenwan, T., Sixsmith, J., Buchanan, D., McSwiggan, L., Sittiwantana, E., & Apichanakulchai, T. (2018). Raising Death Awareness in Thailand, the Case of Life Unlocking Card Game. Poster session presented at Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference 2018, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Phenwan, Tharin ; Sixsmith, Judith ; Buchanan, Deans ; McSwiggan, Linda ; Sittiwantana, Ekkapop ; Apichanakulchai, Tanida. / Raising Death Awareness in Thailand, the Case of Life Unlocking Card Game. Poster session presented at Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference 2018, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
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Phenwan, T, Sixsmith, J, Buchanan, D, McSwiggan, L, Sittiwantana, E & Apichanakulchai, T 2018, 'Raising Death Awareness in Thailand, the Case of Life Unlocking Card Game' Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference 2018, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 28/11/18 - 28/11/18, .

Raising Death Awareness in Thailand, the Case of Life Unlocking Card Game. / Phenwan, Tharin; Sixsmith, Judith (Supervisor); Buchanan, Deans (Supervisor); McSwiggan, Linda (Supervisor); Sittiwantana, Ekkapop (Contributing member); Apichanakulchai, Tanida (Contributing member).

2018. Poster session presented at Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference 2018, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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