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Palliative Care In Homes For The Elderly - An Assessment of The Views of Health Professionals
More complex health care and nursing care are the result of possible prolonged deaths in nursing homes. This also demands more complex knowledge. Ethical dilemmas faced by health professionals, however, are a response to the wishes and pressures of patiens families. On the one hand, there are familys with their wishes and expectations and, on the other hand, medical staff who, due to their daily contact with the patient, knows their wishes and expectations. Staffing standards in nursing homes are outdated, not adapted to modern guidelines or do not meet the real needs of working in homes.