Palliative care in the home

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Palliative care in 						the home

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This chapter on palliative care in the home covers patients’ needs, barriers to community palliative care, improving community palliative care, key elements of the Gold Standards Framework, specific issues in community palliative care, working partnerships, respite care, and a perspective from a resource-poor country.

Chapter.  13596 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palliative Medicine ; Community Medical Services

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