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The Development of Residential and Nursing Home Care in the United Kingdom

Sheila Peace

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter traces the development of nursing home and residential care in Great Britain. It discusses the development of care homes during the past twenty-five years and describes the nature of the ... More


Issues for Palliative care in nursing and residential homes

David Field and Katherine Froggatt

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter aims to identify and discuss the main issues concerned with providing palliative care to older people living in nursing and residential care homes in Great Britain. It reviews the social ... More


The role of external health workers

Jeanne Katz (ed.)

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explores the roles of primary care teams in relation to care homes and also of specialist services available to dying people in nursing or residential care homes in Great Britain. It ... More


Introduction

Jeanne Katz and Sheila Peace

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the potential of the palliative care approach to improve the care of older people dying in residential care and nursing ... More


practical applications of the principles and practices of palliative care to the residential sector

Jeanne Katz

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the potential practical applications of the principles and practices of palliative care in nursing and residential care homes in Great Britain. It describes two case studies ... More


Managing dying residents

Jeanne Katz

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines how dying is managed in care homes in Great Britain. It discusses the philosophy apparent in care homes in relation to caring for dying residents and describes the current ... More


The training needs of carers

Moyra Sidell

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the training needs of carers of dying older people in nursing and residential care homes in Great Britain. It focuses on establishing the need for training to improve the ... More


End of Life in Care Homes

Sheila Peace and Jeanne Katz

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses end-of-life care in nursing and residential homes in Great Britain. The quality of dying of residents has been often neglected in favour of providing them a good quality of ... More


The needs of relatives and other residents when a death occurs

Carol Komaromy

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the needs of relatives and other residents when a death occurs in nursing or residential care homes in Great Britain. It discusses the issues concerning breaking the news of a ... More


Dealing with death

Jeanne Katz

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines how carers deal with and manage the deaths of nursing and residential care homes residents in Great Britain. It describes the procedures involved when a resident dies and ... More


Death

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Many of the elderly and dying do not wish to engage with organising their own death. The very success of society in recent years in keeping death at a distance, and of cultural emphasis upon life, ... More


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