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Commentary on: Wiggins N, Droney J, Mohammed K, et al. Understanding the factors associated with patients with dementia achieving their preferred place of death: a retrospective cohort study. Age Ageing 2019;48:433–439. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afz015.
plications for practice and research
Quality end-of-life care planning is of high importance for patients with dementia.
Numbers of people with dementia are projected to increase markedly over coming decades, investment in care homes is a necessity.
Further research necessary to examine other aspects of end-of-life care for this population and evaluate ‘Coordinate My Care’s role in improving end-of-life care.
As life expectancy increases, more and more people are suffering with dementia,1 with numbers anticipated to continue to rise into the foreseeable future.2 Despite this, little is known about the preferred place of death (a quality …
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