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