End of Life Care for People with Advanced Dementia (Jewish Care / UCL)

Summary

This report covers the “End of Life Care in Advanced Dementia (ELCAD)” project. This was a three-year practice based study funded by the King’s Fund and carried out in a large Jewish Care nursing home in collaboration with University College London (UCL).

Topics involved in training include the challenges of dementia end-of-life care; the physical process and symptoms of end-of-life; emotional and psychological needs at end-of-life; planning for end-of-life care; advance care planning and communication with residents and relatives; religion and spirituality at end-of-life; holistic care for people with dementia at the end-of-life; and a summary / reflective practice session.

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Reference

Morris, J. Livingston, G. [and] Jacobs, H. (2012). Improving end of life care for people with advanced dementia: report on a 3-year practice based project assessing the impact of end of life training. London: Jewish Care with University College London, 2012. 39p. Project funded by the King’s Fund.

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