End of Life and palliative care: “Thinking about the words we use”

Source: SCIE and NCPC

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Date of publication: December 2014

Publication type: Video

In a nutshell: A new video by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and NCPC, launched at the 9th Annual Conference on Dementia and End of Life,  looks at the words that care and health staff often use when someone has been given a terminal diagnosis or is dying.  The film looks at how people are first confronted with this terminology. It might be when a professional speaks to them; or it might be on signs in hospitals and other care settings. This, at a time when people – and their relatives – might be confused, angry and in the dark about what to expect

 

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