End of Life Care Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 10 Issue 11

February 3, 2020

Supporting people where they want to be: Strathcarron Hospice’s care at home

February 3, 2020

Source: Hospice UK

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Date of publication: January 2020

Publication type: Blog Item

In a nutshell: Strathcarron Hospice in Scotland is the only hospice in Scotland to offer the Hospice@Home service. It launched in 2014 and has reduced the hospice’s waiting list by caring for those that need it in their own homes.

Length of publication: 1 page


Hospice opens first of its kind wellbeing centre for Bedfordshire

February 3, 2020

Source: Hospice UK

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Date of publication: January 2020

Publication type: Blog Item

In a nutshell: Keech Hospice Care in Luton and South Bedfordshire has opened a purpose-built wellbeing centre for adults with life-limiting and terminal illnesses. It is the first of its kind in the country.

Length of publication: 1 page


Empowering Better End‐of‐Life Dementia Care (EMBED‐Care): A mixed methods protocol to achieve integrated person‐centred care across settings

February 3, 2020

Source: International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2020; 1-13

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Date of publication: January 2020

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This article looks at the Empowering Better End‐of‐Life Dementia Care (EMBED‐Care) programme, which has been developed to help those with dementia who need palliative care. The programme hopes to understand current and future need, develop novel cost‐effective care innovations, build research capacity, and promote international collaborations in research and practice to ensure people live and die well with dementia.

Length of publication: 13 pages


An EAPC white paper on multi-disciplinary education for spiritual care in palliative care

February 3, 2020

Source: BMC Palliative Care 2020; 19 (9): 1-10

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Date of publication: January 2020

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This article looks at the white paper written by members of the EAPC (European Association for Palliative Care) on the issue of spiritual care education for all palliative care professionals. It is a guide for all those involved in training and education of palliative care and spiritual care.

Length of publication: 10 pages


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End of Life Care Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 10 Issue 10

January 6, 2020