The hospital environment for end of life care of older adults and their families: an integrative review.

@article{Brereton2012TheHE,
  title={The hospital environment for end of life care of older adults and their families: an integrative review.},
  author={Louise Brereton and Clare L Gardiner and Merryn Gott and Christine Ingleton and Sarah M Barnes and Christopher Carroll},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={981-93}
}
AIM   This article is a report of an integrative review to identify key elements of the physical hospital environment for end of life care of older adults and their families as reported by patients, relatives, staff and policy makers. BACKGROUND   Globally ageing populations and increases in long-term illness mean that more people will need palliative care in the future. Despite policy initiatives to increase end of life care in the community, many older adults prefer, and will require, end… CONTINUE READING
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