End-of-life care: supporting independent and healthy lives.

September 20, 2010

Source: British Journal of Community Nursing, v.15(7) p341

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Date: July 2010

Publication type: Article

Publication length: 1 page

In a nutshell: This article discusses the findings of ‘Hospital Care at Home: Supporting Independent and Healthy Lives. Financial savings and outcomes of EOLC Family Liaison Service introduced at Birmingham East and North in partnership with Healthcare at Home Ltd. are reported.

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Home comfort at the end of life

September 20, 2010

Source: Community Care, July 2010 p22-3

Date: July 2010

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Publication type: Article

Publication length: 2 pages

In a nutshell: This article discusses how the role of  Oxfordshire’s community matron service is enabling people to die in the place of their choice.  Financial savings have been identified following an evaluation of the 1st year in post, including a reduction in hospital admissions and the speeding up of hospital discharges.