End-of-life care becomes an issue at some point for elderly clients. Even with the emergence of palliative care programs and hospice programs, many elderly people do not die in their own home even though it is their preference. What are the reasons for this trend? Why are so many patients being denied the right to die at home?

End-of-life care becomes an issue at some point for elderly clients. Even with the emergence of palliative care programs and hospice programs, many elderly people do not die in their own home even though it is their preference. What are the reasons for this trend? Why are so many patients being denied the right to die at home?

Discuss what you can do as a nurse to support your clients in end-of-life care and in supporting their desires. Explain your answer using at least two evidence-based resources. Respond to two peers posing a substantial thought-provoking question or comment regarding their post.