Providing end-of-life care in care homes for older people: a qualitative study of the views of care home staff and community nurses.

@article{Goddard2013ProvidingEC,
  title={Providing end-of-life care in care homes for older people: a qualitative study of the views of care home staff and community nurses.},
  author={Cassie Goddard and Frances Stewart and Genevieve N. Thompson and Sue L Hall},
  journal={Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={76-95}
}
The study aimed to explore the views of care home staff (CHS) and community nurses (CNs) on providing end-of-life care (EOLC) in care homes. Participants were randomly selected and qualitative interviews conducted with 80 CHS and 10 CNs. Themes emerging from the data included the following: The meaning of EOLC; starting EOLC; dying in the care home; stress… CONTINUE READING