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AIM To gain insight in the way nursing home residents experience personal dignity and the factors that preserve or undermine it. BACKGROUND Nursing home residents are exposed to diverse factors(More)
OBJECTIVE This article examines how dementia affects personal dignity in individuals with mild to moderate dementia from their perspective. METHOD In this qualitative cross-sectional study,(More)
BACKGROUND The four main diagnostic groups for palliative care provision are cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure and dementia. But comparisons of costs and care in the last(More)
BACKGROUND Several studies have highlighted the need for improvement in palliative care delivered to older people long-term care facilities. However, the available evidence on how to improve(More)
BACKGROUND Patients who are cared for in long-term care facilities are vulnerable to lose personal dignity. An instrument measuring factors that influence dignity can be used to better target(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the relation between physician visits and physicians' recognition of a resident's terminal phase in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) in Belgium, England, Finland, Italy, the(More)