Living and dying with dementia in England: Barriers to care

Source: Marie Curie Cancer Care and Alzheimer’s Society

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Date of publication: December 2014

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: A new report from Marie Curie and Alzheimer’s Society today reveals the barriers that prevent people with dementia from accessing high-quality care at the end of life in England

Living and Dying with Dementia – Barriers to Care addresses the often overlooked final stage of dementia – a progressive, terminal illness. It highlights that dementia is often not recognised as a terminal diagnosis, which can lead to poor access to care, inconsistent quality of care and inadequate pain management.

Length of publication: 24p.

 

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