The role of health care assistants in supporting district nurses and family carers to deliver palliative care at home: findings from an evaluation project

Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing vol.20(13-14), p2043-2052

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Date: July 2011

Publication type: Article

Publication length: 10 pages

In a nutshell: This article examines the role of trained health and personal care assistants supporting district nurses and family carers in providing palliative and end of life care in the community. Findings from this study suggest that employing health care assistants under the supervision of district nurses appear to  support patients and families at home and contribute to good quality nursing care.

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