End of Life Journal Archives

Content tagged with Home care

Going for Gold: the Gold Standards Framework programme and accreditation in primary care

Collette Clifford, Keri Thomas, Julie Armstrong-Wilson

Primary care teams are pivotal in caring for patients in the final year of life, enabling more to live well and die where they choose. They face increasing pressures from an ageing population, rising mortality and limited resources. Therefore, proactive approaches are required to support people nearing the end of... Read full article

Care home or home care? Difficult decisions for people with dementia and their carers

Michael Wortley

The majority of people, including people with dementia, would prefer to be cared for in their homes until the end of their lives. However, that is often dependent on the ability of an informal carer (a family member or friend) to provide care at home. Caring for a person with... Read full article

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