Factors Predicting Bereaved Caregiver Perception of Quality of Care in the Final Week of Life: Implications for Health Care Providers Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Attitude to Death
  • Attitude to Health
  • Bereavement
  • Caregivers
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Quality of Life
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • Findings suggest that place of death and hospice length of stay best predict bereaved caregiver evaluations of quality of EOL care. These findings equip health care providers with modifiable targets to improve caregivers' experience of EOL care and subsequent bereavement.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4809065

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2015.29001.hp

PubMed ID

  • 26186021

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 849

end page

  • 57

volume

  • 18

number

  • 10