Improving the quality of dying

This paper was first published in April 2009 in the Journal of Care Services Management, and is available free of charge for a 6-month period by kind permission of Maney Publishing. It is about a multi-agency initiative to advise and support staff and families caring for people with dementia many of whom live at home, and are nearing the end of their lives. It describes the role of the Dementia Voice end-of-life care nurse employed by Housing 21.