Developing and testing a strategy to enhance a palliative approach and care continuity for people who have dementia: study overview and protocol

Source: BMC Palliative Care

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Date of publication: April 2012

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This project trialed a strategy intended to support a consistent, high quality, palliative approach for people with dementia drawing close to death. The strategy was to implement two communities of practice, drawn primarily from service provider organizations across care sectors, supporting them to address practice change. Communities comprised practitioners and other health professionals with a passionate commitment to dementia palliative care and the capacity to drive practice enhancement within partnering organisations.

Length of publication: 16 pages

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