Care homes as hospices: the problem with long-term care provision towards the end of life in England

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Abstract

The people most likely to experience disadvantaged access to palliative care and unexpected death are those living at home and in care homes, writes Diana Teggi. She explains how the care sector can ensure proper and compassionate care, especially in the light of COVID-19.

Keywords

  • End of life care
  • Palliative care
  • Covid-19
  • Old age
  • Old age dying
  • Ageing
  • Social Care
  • Hospice
  • Hospice care
  • NHS England
  • NHS
  • Gerontology
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cancer

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