IJRMHS VOLUME 38

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ISSN 2307-2083

 IJRMHS VOLUME 38

Title DEVELOPMENT OF CARE MODEL FOR GOOD DEATH OF ELDERLY RESIDENTS IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
Author/s SHU-YUN KAO, RN, MSN, HUNG-RU LIN, RN 
Source International Journal of Research in Medical and Health Sciences pg 1-6 Vol 38. No. 01– 2021
Abstract

As Taiwan is already an aging society, increasing attention should be paid to the physiological and psychological problems of the elderly. The elderly is more likely to show anxiety about the arrival of death than the young; however, the needs of institutional dying elderly residents are easily ignored. Therefore, institutional hospice care must be emphasized and developed. This study conducted qualitative in-depth interviews, on-site care methods, and literature review to discuss a successful model for facilities to promote hospice care. The author divided the institutional hospice care model into three dimensions: facility, family, and residents. This study used the concept of care for the whole person, the whole process, the whole family, the whole team, and the whole community, as well as the relationships among the factors, as the spiritual core to

Keywords Care Model, Good Death, Elderly Residents, Long-term Care Facilities
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