Support for End of Life Care Discussions With People Suffering From Dementia (Dying Matters)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012].

Summary

Dying Matters have produced another leaflet, this time to give assistance regarding how to start end of life care conversations with people affected by dementia. This brief guide covers the importance of discussing end of life care as early as possible, what to talk about, when to talk and what could happen otherwise.

Full Text Link

Reference

Leaflet 11: Time to talk?: Starting end of life care conversations with people affected by dementia. London: Dying Matters Coalition, July 2012.

The Full Set (Up To July 2012)

Other leaflets on this broad subject from the same organisation include (click here for the full list):

Leaflet 1: Five things to do before I die: Information to help you think about dying plans. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 2: One last thing: Information to help those close to someone who is old or ill. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 3: I could do with a chat: How to help someone close to you who has been bereaved. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 4: Someone you know is bereaved: What to do if someone you know has been bereaved. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 5: To Do List: Information for ill or older people who want to start conversations about the future. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 6: Remember when we…: Starting the conversation if someone close to you is dying. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 7: Thinking of you…: What to say if someone you know is dying. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 8: Talking to children about dying: Information to help you help children understand death. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 9: Putting your house in order: Five things you can plan for end of life. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 10: Myth busting: Getting the facts right about death and dying. (Full Text Link).

Leaflet 11: Time to talk?: Starting end of life care conversations with people affected by dementia. (Full Text Link).

Note: The Dying Matters Coalition is run by the National Council for Palliative Care, the umbrella charity for palliative, end of life and hospice care in England, Wales & Northern Ireland.

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Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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