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Dying at home in rural residential care: a mixed methods study in the Snowy Monaro region

Rainsford, Suzanne; Phillips, Christine; Glasgow, Nicholas; MacLeod, Rod Duncan; Wiles, Robert

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Residential aged care (RAC) is a significant provider of end-of-life care for people aged 65 years and older. Rural residents perceive themselves as different to their urban counterparts. Most studies describing place of death (PoD) in RAC are quantitative and reflect an urban voice. Using a mixed-methods design, this paper examines the PoD of 80 RAC residents (15 short-stay residents who died in RAC during respite or during an attempted step-down transition from hospital to home, and 65...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-05-16
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/206276
Source: Health and Social Care in the Community
DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12583

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