Components of palliative care interventions addressing the needs of people with dementia living in long term care: a systematic review

Slavica Kochovska , Frances Bunn, Claire Goodman

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Abstract

Background: People with dementia requiring palliative care havemultiple needs that require complex, multicomponent interventions. Thisneed is amplified in the long term care setting. The European Associationfor Palliative Care (EAPC) White Paper offers recommendations forpalliative care in dementia and highlights domains of care integral forthis population, thus providing useful guidance to developing suchinterventions. This review maps components of palliative careinterventions for people with dementia in LTCFs, with a particular focuson shared decision-making.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)454-492
Number of pages39
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA)
Volume34
Issue number4
Early online date4 Feb 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2020

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