Chapter 12. Palliative and End-of-Life Care

  1. Rebecca Neno,
  2. Barry Aveyard and
  3. Hazel Heath
  1. Lynne Phair

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch12

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

How to Cite

Phair, L. (2007) Palliative and End-of-Life Care, in Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care (eds R. Neno, B. Aveyard and H. Heath), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151696

Online ISBN: 9780470692240

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Keywords:

  • palliative care;
  • end-of-life care;
  • circulatory disease;
  • hospice care;
  • mental health

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Death and dying in today's society

  • The challenges for mental health nurses working with people at the end of their lives

  • Assessing the needs of older people with mental health needs at the end of their lives

  • Meeting the challenges and off ering appropriate care at the end of a person's life

  • Conclusion

  • References