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Implications for practice and research nursing practice
■ ‘Good care’ and a good death as far as relatives of care home residents are concerned includes taking care of the family; being treated with dignity and respect; attention to detail in terms of physical care as well as good symptom control.
■ Excellent communication from the nurse is of great importance to families.
■ Patients dying alone at night caused the most distress. There was also room for improvement concerning mouth care.
■ Further research is needed from the older care home residents' viewpoint about what constitutes a good death and good …
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