End-of-life care becomes an issue at some point for elderly clients
End-of-life care becomes an issue at some point for elderly clients. Even with the emergence of palliative care programs and hospice programs, most elderly people do not die in their own home as is their preference. What are the reasons for this trend? Discuss what you can do as a nurse to support your clients regarding end-of-life care in accordance with their wishes. Support your response with evidence-based literature.
Discuss reasons the elderly’s wishes to die at home are not honored (based on our readings and current research) 3
Discusses interventions/ activities/ referrals that can assist and support the elderly in their end of life wishes ( consider pre-planning sources and sources used at the end of life ) 4
Uses current evidence-based literature 0.5
Writing and APA 0.5