What is the value of attendance at palliative day care? A systematic review

George Kernohan, Sonja McIlfatrick, Felicity Hasson, Joanne Jordan, Jo Coast, Anne Finucane, Kathy Armour, Noleen McCorry, Mary-Rose Holman

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The overarching aim is to identify and evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions delivered in the context of adult palliative care day services (PCDS). Our specific objectives are:• To identify and evaluate the effectiveness of clinical, psychological, social and spiritual interventions offered to adults attending UK palliative day care services (PCDS)• To investigate differences in effectiveness across different types of interventions• To estimate the relative cost-effectiveness of the interventions• To explore the barriers and facilitators of the implementation and uptake of the interventions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-10
Issue number420150
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2015


  • day care / day therapy / day services / day centre / day unit / day hospice / outpatient(s)
  • palliative / end stage / end- of-life / hospice / terminal.

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    Early Palliative Care Through Day Services.

    Kernohan, W. G., Jordan, J. E. & Brazil, K., 6 Feb 2020.

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