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Palliative and End-Of-Life Care: Dementia & Other Non-Malignant Conditions

Collection of information sources and resources on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Non malignant palliative care

Collection of resources for palliative and end-of-life care for dementia and other non malignant conditions like heart failure, respiratory failure and neurological conditions 

Useful Websites

Irish Hospice Foundation - Dementia Palliative Care Programme 

IHF programme to extend palliative interventions and supports to people with dementia. 

Dementia Palliative care guidance documents

Irish Hospice Foundation developed guidance documents for healthcare staff to address aspects of caring for patients with dementia at end of life   

The Alzheiner Society of Ireland

ASI provide a national services and develop policy to improve the quality of life of people with dementia and their carers. 

Royal College of Nursing - Dementia & End-of-life care

Collection of resources and tools for end-of-life care with dementia patients  

NHS Choices - Dementia end-of-life care

Overview and related material on end-of-life planning for dementia patients.  

My Dementia

Dementia Research Education Advocacy in Motion (D.R.E.A.M.) a national non- profit organisation run by people with dementia for people with dementia.

Freedem Films

Freedem films developed a series of 10 creative films which aims to tackle the stigma and fear associated with the diagnosis of dementia in Ireland, within our current society.

Alzheimer's Society UK - Factsheet on end-of-life 

Overview of end-of-life issues for dementia patients.   

Alzheimer's disease International 

WHO - Dementia 

Factsheets, infographics and information on dementia 

Heart Failure end-of-life care


PubMed Search - New Literature on Palliative Care & Dementia

Respiratory Failure End-of-Life care

Neurological Conditions end-of-life care

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