Rehabilitative Palliative Care: Enabling people to live fully until they die. A challenge for the 21st century

July 27, 2015

Source: hospice UK

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Date of publication: July 2015

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This publication provides evidence of the benefits and effectiveness of rehabilitative palliative care, and includes guidance and tools to support its implementation. Rehabilitative Palliative Care  is an interdisciplinary approach in which all members of the team, including nurses, doctors, psychosocial practitioners and allied health professionals, work collaboratively with the patient, their relatives and carers to support them to achieve their personal goals and priorities.

Length of publication: 68p.

 

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Fitting the pieces together with the AMBER care bundle

December 21, 2012

Source: National End of Life Care Programme

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Date of publication: December 2012

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: The Amber Care Bundle is a simple tool which combines identification questions, four clinical interventions and systematic monitoring that can be applied in adult ward settings. It has been used in seventeen hospitals in the English NHS with a wider network which is committed to implement AMBER care bundle in their hospitals. This article looks at the rollout of Amber Care Bundle at Worcester Acute Hospitals.

Length of publication: 1 page


What about end of life care? Mapping England’s Health & Wellbeing Boards’ vision for dying people

December 21, 2012

Source: National Council for Palliative Care

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Date of publication: November 2012

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This report calls on Health and Wellbeing Boards to join up support for people approaching the end of life, based on research from September-October 2012, in which the boards’ emerging strategies were reviewed by NCPC.  NCPC have produced a What about end of life care? Action Sheet to help boards consider end of life care and support – visit www.ncpc.org.uk/influencing-toolkit for more information.

Length of publication: 8 pages


Allied Health Professionals (AHP) QIPP Toolkits

April 27, 2012

Source: NHS Networks

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Date of publication: April 2012

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: The Strategic Health Authority AHP Leads for England have worked with NHS London who compiled the AHP QIPP Toolkits These are designed to help commissioners design services that are of high quality whilst reducing cost.

Acknowledgement: NHS National End of Life Care Programme


National End of Life Care Programme Newsletter (Issue 28)

December 20, 2010

Source: National End of Life Care Programme

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Date of publication: December 2010

Publication type: Newsletter

In a nutshell: This issue of the newsletter focuses on end of life care for homeless patients, with the 3 case studies highlighting the needs of homeless people at the end of life. The East Midlands end of life care commissioning tool is discussed, described how it can be used to help improve services

Length of publication: 12 pages


Diversity topics tackled with new toolkit for children’s hospice services

October 13, 2009

Source: Children’s Hospices UK

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Date of Publication: October 2009

Publication Type: Website

In a nutshell: A new toolkit was launched 12 October to help children’s hospice services address the challenges and barriers faced in delivering services to children, young people and families from diverse communities. The Children’s Hospices UK Diversity Toolkit aims to equip children’s hospices with the knowledge and expertise needed to provide for families from all cultures and backgrounds, no matter what their beliefs and customs.

Acknowledgement: Children’s Hospices UK