Health

Britain tops world 'Quality of Death' index

Britain topped an 80-country "quality of death" study released Tuesday, which warned that ageing and booming populations would make palliative care a growing worldwide issue.

Health

Caregiving needs double as end of life nears

(HealthDay)—Reliance on caregivers doubles as people near death, and half of those caregivers—typically unpaid family members—report having no time for themselves, a new study indicates.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

People with dementia fail to get specialist care despite great need

People suffering in the late stages of dementia receive most of their healthcare from GPs or emergency services rather than from specialist health care professionals, despite them having complex needs, researchers at UCL ...

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