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People with dementia

Murna Downs

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Second edition

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780199599295
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731532 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0044
People with dementia

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This chapter discusses issues in the provision of palliative care to people with dementia. It covers the needs of people with dementia at the end of life, the needs of families at the end of life, the needs of staff caring at the end of life, and examples of best practice.

Keywords: palliative care; end of life care; care staff; dying; families

Chapter.  3140 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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