Caring for people with intellectual disabilities and life-limiting illness: merging person-centered planning and patient-centered, family-focused care.

@article{Kirkendall2012CaringFP,
  title={Caring for people with intellectual disabilities and life-limiting illness: merging person-centered planning and patient-centered, family-focused care.},
  author={Abbie M Kirkendall and Deborah P Waldrop and Rajean Paul Moone},
  journal={Journal of social work in end-of-life & palliative care},
  year={2012},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={135-50}
}
The number of older people with intellectual disabilities (IDs) is increasing in parallel to the lengthening life expectancy of the overall population. Little is known about the needs of older people with IDs who are at life's end. Service providers who offer direct care to people with IDs have begun to develop partnerships with hospice and palliative care… CONTINUE READING