Tag Archives: Palliative care and older people

Lessons learnt and best practices in palliative care for nursing homes: PACE Steps to Success programme

Professor Sheila Payne, Professor Katherine Froggatt and Danni Collingridge Moore from the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, describe their work in developing a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which demonstrates how to implement the PACE … Continue reading

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Are we ageist?

Anna Lloyd, Research Fellow, St Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh, and Scott A Murray, St Columba’s Hospice Chair of Primary Palliative, Primary Palliative Care Research Group, The Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK, explain the background to a longer article published in the … Continue reading

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Quality of life in old age until the end

Sofia Bettiza, Press Officer, Maruzza Lefebvre Foundation Modern medicine has prolonged lives. But what about quality of life? In many cases, older people live through their 80s or 90s with multiple diseases and severe pain, a problem that grows every … Continue reading

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