[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012].
The “End of life care in extra care housing: a learning resource pack” offers practical information and advice for managers and staff working in extra care housing schemes. It has been produced by the National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP) and the Housing Learning & Improvement Network (Housing LIN). Topics covered include:
- Identifying opportunities to start talking about end of life care.
- The core end of life path care pathway.
- Diversity issues, for example care of the body after death.
- The capacity to make decisions as a person’s condition deteriorates.
The pack includes case studies, tips and template local directories for contacts and support plans.
Carter, C. Kneale, D. NEoLCP and Housing LIN (2012). End of life care in extra care housing: learning resource pack for housing, care and support staff. Leicester: NHS National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP), September 2012.