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Palliative Care in the UK for Persons with Terminal Conditions

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This research report focuses on the effectiveness of palliative care services in the UK for persons living with terminal conditions. It examines the concept of palliative care, its effectiveness in planning a good death, and ways to reduce its impact. The report discusses the role of palliative care in managing pain and other symptoms, providing psychological, social, and spiritual support to patients and their families. It also evaluates the quality of palliative care services in the UK and provides recommendations for improvement.

Palliative Care in the UK for Persons with Terminal Conditions

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RESEARCH REPORT
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Table of Contents
TOPIC..............................................................................................................................................3
INTRODUCTION 1500..................................................................................................................3
RESEARCH AIM............................................................................................................................5
RESEARCH OBJECTIVE..............................................................................................................5
RESEARCH QUESTIONS.............................................................................................................6
PRESENTATION AND DATA......................................................................................................6
CRITIC OR FINDING 2000...........................................................................................................6
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 1500..........................................................................................10
Search strategy......................................................................................................................10
Database used.......................................................................................................................11
Research choice....................................................................................................................12
Research approach................................................................................................................12
Research tool and technique.................................................................................................13
CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION 1000....................................................................13
REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................14
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TOPIC
“Palliative care in the UK for persons living with terminal conditions”
INTRODUCTION 1500
Palliative care services are defined as end-of-life care that is usually associated with a
chronic disorder which cannot be cured (Pavlič and et. al., 2019). Therefore, the proper support
and care are usually provided to the patient with their terminal condition for the planning of good
death. Palliative care services usually play a role in order to create comfortable as possible by
managing pain and other symptoms which is painful for the patient. It is usually included
psychological, social, and spiritual support to the family and the patient (Dunleavy and et. al.,
2021). It is also known as a holistic approach because it usually deals with the whole person not
with the illness or disorders face by the patient for a prolonged period. In addition, it is not just
about the end-of-life support and care but it is also associated with the support and care on the
emotional and physical level of the patient which depends on the therapy and other treatable
condition. Many health care professionals are usually providing end-of-life care as part of their
job (Hancock, Preston, Jones and Gadoud, 2019). For example, the general practitioner or
community nurse are usually taking their hands the patient with a chronic disease which cannot
be cured then they provide proper and support and care by reducing pain and managing their
quality of life that must be extended for a month or a year.
Some people are usually required additional specialised palliative care that may be provided
by team who is taking the responsibilities in the palliative care with the proper medicine, nurses,
occupational therapist play vital role in order to provide wellbeing to the patient and planning for
a good death (Firth and et. al., 2019). The palliative care team is made of different health care
professionals and they initially coordinate and communicate with each other in order to enable
the care of the patient with the incurable disorder. End-of-life care is usually begun with the
initial day months or years (Ziegler and et. al., 2018). In addition, the people are usually
suffering from a different situation that cannot be treated but they are slow down with the help of
end-of-life care. In addition, some of them may be expected to die within the next few hours or
days are receiving end-of-life care (Gao and et. al., 2020). For many months, people have usually
considered in the UK the approach of palliative care when they know that they died within the
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next 12 months. Although, they provided support and care through the general practitioner or
healthcare professionals, especially community nurses (Gadoud and et. al., 2020).
With the help of end-of-life care, the people who have advanced incurable illnesses majorly
include dementia, cancer, motor neuron disease, and many more which cannot be treated in the
advanced stage and the death is confirmed (Stanley and Nwosu, 2022). Therefore, palliative care
services are responsible in order to plan a good death for the patient who is facing the issue of
cancer or any type of disease which cannot be cured with medical or clinical features. While
taking the context of the United Kingdom, it is evaluated that the United Kingdom has the best
palliative care in the world but services are still inaccurate for the reasons (Dunleavy and et. al.,
2021). The quality of care is offered in the United Kingdom has been ranked 80 compared to
other countries around the world. These data are usually provided by the economist's intelligence
unit with the proper research and survey that provide a significant role of palliative care in the
UK where many people are usually the services to plan a good death (Leniz, Weil, Higginson
and Sleeman, 2020). The literature review is usually focus on the various aspect which is related
with the concept, effectiveness of palliative care service and ways and interventions that usually
reduce the impact of palliative care in the UK.
The palliative care plays effective role within the patient with the terminal care who used to
face the issue of chronic disease and many more which may cause the issue with the health and
have limited time period which is counted for a months or year it all depend on the support and
care. The palliative care service plays effective role for the formulation of quality of health and
planning which is refer to the good death of the patient with incurable disease. with the context
to the overview of the purpose of the palliative care for the patient with the terminal illness. In
addition, the palliative care are usually shows the aspect which is related with the specialised
medical care that usually focus on the providing of patient from the pain and other symptoms
which is related with the serious illness. In addition, it usually shows no matter what but the
diagnosis or the stage of disease are well analysed and according to the term and care of
palliative care. The palliative care is usually show the aspect of team that is aim to improve the
quality of life for both patient and their families. The palliative care is usually show the aspect
which is related with the planning of good death for the person with incurable disease. In this,
they used to focus on person of care which is supportive in order to provide the planning for
good death that include fulfilment of requirement which is based on the patient desire, goals and
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