Home deaths: a proxy for quality?

If you want to see the slides I used at the St Josephs presentation on home deaths, please click below:

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And here are the references:

  • Actions for End of Life Care 2014-6
  • Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care 2015-20
  • National End of Life Care Intelligence Network: on place of death http://www.endoflifecare-intelligence.org.uk/data_sources/place_of_death
  • A time and a place What people want at the end of life. Sue Ryder.
  • Video at: http://www.respectprocess.org.uk/
  • National Survey of Bereaved People (VOICES): England 2015 https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/healthcaresystem/bulletins/nationalsurveyofbereavedpeoplevoices/england2015
  • The lure of dying at home: an impossible dream for the oldest old? Sheila Payne http://www.ageuk.org.uk/professional-resources-home/research/care-and-support/dying-at-home/
  • The changing demographics of inpatient hospice death: Population-based cross-sectional study in England, 1993–2012. Katherine E Sleeman et al Palliat Med. 2016 Jan; 30(1): 45–53.
  • Predictors of emergency department attendance by people with dementia in their last year of life: Retrospective cohort study using linked clinical and administrative data. Sleeman KE, Perera G, Stewart R, Higginson IJ. Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Aug 8
  • Managing Uncertainty — Harnessing the Power of Scenario Planning. Margaret L. Schwarze, and Lauren J. Taylor N Engl J Med 2017; 377:206-208
  • Where people die (1974–2030): past trends, future projections and implications for care Barbara Gomes and Irene J Higginson. Palliative Medicine 2008; 22: 33–41
  • Recent trends in place of death. Palliative Medicine 2008; 22: 33–41
  • Where people die (1974–2030): past trends, future projections and implications for care Barbara Gomes and Irene J Higginson. Palliative Medicine 2008; 22: 33–41
  • Talking about end-of-life care: The perspectives of older South Asians living in East London. Munikumar Ramasamy 2013
  • The changing demographics of inpatient hospice death: Population-based cross-sectional study in England, 1993–2012 Katherine E Sleeman, Joanna M Davies, Julia Verne, Wei Gao, and Irene J Higginson Palliat Med. 2016 Jan; 30(1): 45–53.
  • Martin Wilson: You-tube: Realistic palliative care for an ageing population
  • Gott M et al Older people’s views of a good death in heart failure: implications for palliative care provision. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Oct;67(7):1113-21
  • Where people die (1974–2030): past trends, future projections and implications for care Barbara Gomes and Irene J Higginson. Palliative Medicine 2008; 22: 33–41
  • David Oliver: Keeping care home residents out of hospital. BMJ 2016;352:i458
  • Results of a national survey of support to adult care homes in England: A specialist palliative care provider perspective. FINAL REPORT August 2017
  • End of life care and dementia. October 2009  https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/professionals/commissioning-our-services/working-in-partnership/past/end-of-life-care-and-dementia#H3J4IcbsZxg3BbOM.99
  • Nursing home closures. Graham Ruddick. Wednesday 11 January 2017 https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jan/11/care-home-closures-funding-crisis
  • How effective are volunteers at supporting people in their last year of life? A pragmatic randomised wait-list trial in palliative care (ELSA) Catherine Walshe BMC Medicine 2016 14:203

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