Priority 16 from the Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What information should healthcare providers provide to and discuss with older adults and their families to best improve end-of-life care? (JLA PSP Priority 16)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0083/16
Explanatory note

Many older people receive palliative or end of life care but the kinds of information needed for all to ensure the best quality care and outcomes at end of life isn’t clear.  People wanted research to address the best ways of information sharing and on what types of information to be shared


 None identified 

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples  Lack of discussion around Late Life care and goals of care
Submitted by 1 Caregiver
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0083
PSP name Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 97  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 13 August 2018