End of Life Journal Archives

Content tagged with Care pathways

Role Modelling GSF Principles of end-of-life Care to Care Homes

Barbara Kenyon

Residents in care homes providing nursing care are becoming increasingly frail and dependent, with 80% having dementia or severe memory problems. Currently, 19% of the UK population die in care homes each year. Care homes (especially care homes providing nursing care) have an important role in the care of dying... Read full article

Problems Associated With Care At The End Of Life In Acute Hospitals

Melissa J Bloomer, Cheryle Moss, Wendy Cross

Many more people die in acute hospitals than ever before. An integrative literature review was undertaken to explore end-of-life care (EoLC) delivered in non-palliative care settings. It showed that providing EoLC in acute hospitals is difficult, given the emphasis on life extension and cure. EoLC pathways can assist with the... Read full article

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