End-of-life care for homeless people: A qualitative analysis exploring the challenges to access and provision of palliative care

Source: Palliative Medicine 2017 July 3. [e-pub ahead of print]

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Date of publication: July 2017

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: Being homeless or vulnerably housed is associated with death at a young age, frequently related to medical problems complicated by drug or alcohol dependence. Homeless people experience high symptom burden at the end of life, yet palliative care service use is limited.

Length of publication: 10 pages

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