Dying well at home: research evidence

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Rutter, Deborah; Holmes, Pamela
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Date of publication
1 May 2013
SCIE guide; 48
Older Adults, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Social welfare
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The guide is about enabling people who want to die at home to do so and improving the quality of care they receive. In the context of this guide, 'home' means the place where a person usually lives. This appendix synthesises research evidence on: choosing to die at home; what makes a good death; support for carers; care coordination; and service commissioning

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