Enabling patients to die at home: hidden tensions and barriers

British Journal of Community Nursing, Vol. 17(1), p27

For the article abstract follow this link

Date of Publication: January 2012

In a nutshell: The Labour Party manifesto of 2001 made a number of guarantees, including enabling patients more choice to die in their preferred place of care and their own homes. Later, The Strategy for End of Life Care (Department of Health (DH), 2008) emphasised that people’s needs, priorities and preferences for end-of-life care should be identified, documented, reviewed, respected and acted on wherever possible.

Length of publication: 1 page

Some important notes: This article is available in full text to all NHS Staff using Athens, for more information about accessing full text, follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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