Palliative Care for Older People: Better Practices (2011)
- Author: World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe, Edited by Sue Hall, Hristina Petkova, Agis D. Tsouros, Massimo
The publication aims to provide examples of better palliative care practices for older people to help those involved in planning and support care-oriented services most appropriately and effectively. Examples have been identified from literature searches and from an international call for examples through various organizations, including the European Association of Palliative Care and the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society. The publication is intended for policy-makers, decision-makers, planners and multidisciplinary professionals concerned with the care and quality of life of older people.