Chapter 6. Palliative Nursing Care in Nursing and Residential Care Homes

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. Carol Komaromy Head Director nurse midwife chair

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch6

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Komaromy, C. (2009) Palliative Nursing Care in Nursing and Residential Care Homes, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

  2. 3

    School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

  3. 4

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Health and Social Care programme at the Open University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169974

Online ISBN: 9781444322705

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Keywords:

  • Demographic information;
  • The state of death in care homes;
  • End of life care policy;
  • Exploring the case for palliative care;
  • Constraints and challenges;
  • Training needs for end of life care in care homes;
  • Implications for end of life care in care homes;
  • Implications for practice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Demographic information

  • Policy background

  • Exploring the case for palliative care

  • Training needs for end of life care in care homes

  • Implications for end of life care in care homes

  • Implications for practice

  • Summary of key points

  • References