Opinion survey of nursing or caring staff at long-term care facilities about end-of-life care provision and staff education.

@article{Hirakawa2009OpinionSO,
  title={Opinion survey of nursing or caring staff at long-term care facilities about end-of-life care provision and staff education.},
  author={Yoshihisa Hirakawa and Masafumi Kuzuya and Kazumasa Uemura},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={
          43-8
        }
}
Although long-term care facilities are expected to assume a growing responsibility in caring for the dying elderly, research in this area is still in its early stages. The present study aims to explore the educational and support needs of nursing home care staff in comparison with geriatric hospital, which provide 24-h physician service. The subjects in this study were caring staff of 45 long-term care facilities in Nagoya City as of December 2006. Data was collected through questionnaires… CONTINUE READING
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