Older adults’ experiences of transitions between care settings at the end of life in England: A qualitative interview study

Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2012, 44(1) p74-83

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Date of publication: July 2012

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: The aim of this article is to explore older adults’ experiences as they move between places of care at the end of life. The article concludes that qualitative study of transitions provides valuable insights into end-of-life care, even in countries where there are few financial barriers to services. This study has highlighted a need for continued attention to basic aspects of care and communication between professionals and with patients.

Length of publication: 10 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

 

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