Life and death in English nursing homes : sequestration or transition?

@inproceedings{Froggatt2001LifeAD,
  title={Life and death in English nursing homes : sequestration or transition?},
  author={Katherine Froggatt},
  year={2001}
}
Nursing homes as care institutions seek to offer a home where people can live until their death. A potential conflict, therefore, exists as nursing homes are both a place where life is lived and where death is regularly encountered. It has been proposed that within residential care homes for older people, dying individuals are separated from living people. Drawing on fieldwork undertaken in four English nursing homes the management of the dying process and the relationship between life and… CONTINUE READING

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