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End-of-life care in residential care homes : A retrospective study of the perspectives of family members using the VOICES questionnaire

Andersson, Sofia LU ; Lindqvist, Olav; Fürst, Carl Johan LU and Brännström, Margareta (2016) In Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences
Abstract

Background: In Europe, residential care homes (RCHs) are replacing hospitals as the place where death occurs, and they play an important role in end-of-life (EOL) care. Objective: The aim was to describe the quality of care during the last 3 months and last 3 days of life of those who died in RCHs as reported by family members. We also investigated whether there were differences in the EOL care of younger patients (

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Elderly, End of life, Family members, Palliative care, Quality of care, Residential care homes, VOICES questionnaire
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Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences
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Wiley-Blackwell
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0283-9318
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10.1111/scs.12317
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  author       = {Andersson, Sofia and Lindqvist, Olav and Fürst, Carl Johan and Brännström, Margareta},
  issn         = {0283-9318},
  keyword      = {Elderly,End of life,Family members,Palliative care,Quality of care,Residential care homes,VOICES questionnaire},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Wiley-Blackwell},
  series       = {Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences},
  title        = {End-of-life care in residential care homes : A retrospective study of the perspectives of family members using the VOICES questionnaire},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/scs.12317},
  year         = {2016},
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