Pressure ulcers that occur at the end of life should also no longer be recorded separately, according to the recommendations published by NHS Improvement. See article in Nursing Times.
You can access a free DVD to help with training staff delivering end of life care by clicking here. It has been funded through the Commissioning for Learning Group and has been produced by the Norfolk and Suffolk Palliative Care Academy.
ReSPECT is a process that creates personalised recommendations for a person's clinical care in a future emergency in which they are unable to make or express choice.
Advance care planning is strongly associated with lower rates of hospital death and a range of quality outcomes. That was one of the conclusions from a report called Advance care planning in England: Is there an association with place of death? Full report on the BMJ website.
A practice briefing by Housing LIN entitled End of Life Care: Helping people to be cared for and die at home.
Better Endings is the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) dissemination centre’s first themed review focusing on the quality and organisation of care. The review aims to help those delivering, planning or using end of life services to ensure that the right care is delivered in the right place at the right time.