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Living and dying at home with dementia

Adrian Treloar and Monica Crugel

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780199554133
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191730269 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0030

Series: Supportive Care Series

Living and dying at home with dementia

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This chapter discusses support for patients with dementia. Topics covered include the lack of understanding about supportive, palliative, and end-of-life care; priorities of care and advance care planning; assessment of needs in advanced dementia; promoting living well with dementia; and support for dying.

Keywords: dementia; end-of-life care; home care; supportive care

Chapter.  5389 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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