St Clare launches new day therapy services

January 24, 2018

Source: ehospice

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Date of publication: January 2018

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In a nutshell: St Clare Hospice in Hastingwood, Essex, has launched a series of new day therapy services for 2018.  These include ‘Click a Friend’, a computing group, which aims to help hospice users develop skills and tackle social isolation. They are also offering a creative drop-in group and exercise programmes. The day therapy supports and empowers those who have life limiting conditions.

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Hospice launches new clinics to bring care closer to communities

January 24, 2018

Source: ehospice

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Date of publication: January 2018

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In a nutshell: Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice has launched two new satellite clinics to ensure more people living across Birmingham have access to crucial hospice care. The satellite clinics are based in established medical centres and are part of a new approach to hospice care, aimed at improving accessibility, reach and choice for individuals and their families, loved ones and carers.

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New guide for people with MND to enjoy hobbies is published

January 24, 2018

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Date of publication: January 2018

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In a nutshell: The MND Association has developed a new booklet for people living with motor neurone disease (MND) called Making the most of life with MND. Various requests from people living with MND for this quality of life resource led to the development of the new booklet.  The booklet highlights that interests do not necessarily have to stop with a diagnosis of MND, but adjustment may be needed. The guide may help people with MND think about activities they enjoy, or want to try, and how to approach these in a different way.

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Some important notes:  The booklet can be downloaded here


Heart failure Programme pioneers new care approach

December 19, 2017

Source: Marie Curie

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Date of publication: November 2017

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In a nutshell: Pioneering palliative care for people in Glasgow with advanced heart failure has been shown to improve patients’ understanding of their condition and planning of care, meaning improved quality of life in their final days. The Caring Together partnership between the British Heart Foundation (BHF), Marie Curie and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde saw patients receive more integrated healthcare that put their wishes first.

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Hospice launches innovative training course to improve end of life care in nursing homes

December 19, 2017

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Date of publication: November 2017

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In a nutshell: St Catherine’s Hospice in Lancashire has developed an innovative new training programme tailor-made for care and nursing home staff to improve end of life care for residents. The 4Elements to End of Life Care course aims to equip care and nursing home staff with both practical and communication skills to help residents stay within their familiar environments at the end of life, avoiding unnecessary and inappropriate deaths in hospital.

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End of Life Care data to inform Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships: Updated Tool and Metadata Guide

December 19, 2017

Source: The National End of Life Care Intelligence Network

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Date of publication: October 2017

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In a nutshell: The National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN) present key data about end of life care to assist Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) as they develop their plans for services.

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Compassion in Dying publishes new resource for end of life care

December 19, 2017

Source: ehospice

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Date of publication: November 2017

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In a nutshell: Compassion in Dying has just published a new resource to help people with life-limiting conditions or those who are caring for someone at the end of life find the information they need about treatment.

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Some important notes: The booklet can be downloaded and ordered here