End of life care in extra care housing - Learning resource pack for housing, care and support staff

Corporate author: International Longevity Centre

Publisher: National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP) and the Housing LIN

Publication date: September 2012

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The resource pack covers topics ranging from initial conversations and care planning through to the things staff might be expected to do after a death. For example:

  • identifying opportunities to start talking about end of life care
  • the core end of life path care pathway
  • diversity issues, such as care of the body after death, and
  • an individual's capacity to make decisions as their condition deteriorates.

As well as case studies and 'top tips', the resource pack includes template local directories of key contacts and support plans.