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

February 3, 2020

Source: Hospice UK

Follow this link for fulltext

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

Follow this link for fulltext

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

Follow this link for fulltext

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


New “passport” for education in end of life care launched in Cornwall

December 2, 2019

Source: ehospice

Follow this link for fulltext

Date of publication: November 2019

Publication type: News Item

In a nutshell: Representatives from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Cornwall Hospice Care, South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and representatives from independent community care providers have formed and helped to develop a bespoke learning path to guide and support staff working in primary, secondary and social care who provide end of life care. The “passport” launched in collaboration with REACH Cornwall- which supports skills development – will allow its holders to collect evidence of all their learning.

Length of publication: 1 page


Palliative and end of life care: hospital deaths 2006 to 2017

September 23, 2019

Source: Public Health England

Follow this link for fulltext

Date of publication: August 2019

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This report gives details of the number of deaths in hospital between 2006 to 2017.

Length of publication: 1 page

Some important notes: This is the second in the ‘palliative and end of life care’ report series from the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network at Public Health England. See Death in people aged 75 years and older in England in 2017.

 


Yorkshire hospices collaborate on TV advert

April 15, 2019

SourceHospice UK 

Follow this link for fulltext

Date of publicationMarch 2019

Publication typeNews Item

In a nutshellEleven hospices across Yorkshire and Humberside have come together to create a TV advert to help raise awareness of hospice care. The advert is a first of it’s kind for hospices in that region.

Length of publication: 1 page


Excellence in palliative and end-of-life care provision for people with intellectual disability

January 28, 2019

Source: International Journal of Palliative Nursing 2018; 24 (12): 598-610

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: December 2018

Publication type: Research Article

In a nutshell: This research article identifies key characteristics of practice initiatives which have won a UK award for excellence in palliative and end of life care for people with intellectual disabilities.

Length of publication: 12 pages