Title

End-of-Life Challenges in Residential Aged Care Facilities: a Case for a Palliative Approach to Care

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

MA Healthcare Ltd

Faculty

Faculty of Computing, Health and Science

School

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine / WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care

RAS ID

2814

Comments

Kristjanson, L. , Walton, J. L., & Toye, C. M. (2005). End-of-life challenges in residential aged care facilities: a case for a palliative approach to care. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 11(3), 127-129. Available here

Abstract

As the speciality of palliative nursing develops, an increasing number of individuals are recognized as needing palliative care. In this overview the authors highlight the need for a palliative approach among residents of aged care facilities. Although the focus of this piece is on the Australian experience, the issues raised are of importance in many other countries.

 
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