Understanding patterns of care at the end of life

A recently published report by the Nuffield Trust explores social care’s significant contribution to end of life care and how closely it links with healthcare.

This report details the key findings from a study of over 73,000 people in England during the last 12 months of their lives. It suggests that social care may help prevent hospital admission.

In the audio slideshow below, Theo Georghiou, Nuffield Trust Senior Research Analyst and report co-author, outlines the findings of a study into health and social care use at the end of life.

Understanding patterns of health and social care at the end of life has been produced by the Nuffield Trust in collaboration with the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network.

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