Implementing the compassion intervention, a model for integrated care for people with advanced dementia towards the end of life in nursing homes: a naturalistic feasibility study

Source: BMJ Open  

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Date of publication: June 2017

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell:  Many people with dementia die in nursing homes, but quality of care may be suboptimal.  The article discusses a theory-driven ‘Compassion Intervention’ to enhance end-of-life care in advanced dementia.  The Intervention prompted improvements in advance care planning, pain management and person-centred care.

Length of publication: 16 pages

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