Retaining older staff members in care homes and hospices in England and Australia: the impact of environment

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To explore the views of older Australian and English care home and inpatient hospice staff on the physical environment of their workplace. The paper reports on an issue that was highlighted during a larger ethnographic study of the inpatient environments in which older people receive end-of-life care. During visits to sixteen care homes and inpatient hospices - seven in England and nine in Australia - informal discussion were held with staff in which they described the challenges posted by the physical environment of their workplace.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235 - 239
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Palliative Nursing
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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