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Table 7 Hospital environment and support for relatives

From: Dying in acute hospitals: voices of bereaved relatives

Care in a single room at time of death Yes No Not sure Total
68.9% (241) 26.3% (92) 4.8% (17) 350
Adequate privacy in last 2 days of life Yes No N/A or Don’t Know Total
69.1% (235) 17.4% (59) 13.5% (46) 340
Availability of family room Yes, found helpful No/Don’t Know Did not receive Total
71.1% (219) 4.9% (15) 24.0% (74) 308
Support for relatives at time of death Yes, definitely Yes, to some extent No/ Don’t Know Total
69.0% (240) 24.1% (84) 6.9% (24) 348
Sensitive care after death Yes Yes No/ Don’t Know Total
94.6% (331) 4.0% (14) 1.4% (5) 350