Defining optimal palliative care for people with dementia

ElderlyThe European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) has published a white paper outlining what good palliative care for older people with dementia should look like.

As the number of people with dementia increases all over the world, there is a growing need for dementia-specific palliative care.

Three years ago, the EAPC started work on defining palliative care for dementia patients, as distinct from palliative care needs for other patient groups…read more

From ehospice’s International edition.