Tag Archives: Difficult Coversations

Dying Well With Dementia (Alzheimer’s Society)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Alzheimer’s Society’s “My life until the end: dying well with dementia” report gives an overview of … Continue reading

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Liverpool Care Pathway: Updates to the NHS Constitution (BBC News)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Liverpool Care Pathway, developed at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and the city’s Marie Curie Hospice, … Continue reading

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Advance Care Planning Toolkit (NEoLCP)

Summary The ADSE toolkit has been designed to assist care providers help empower people to discuss, and make plans for, the care which they prefer to receive at the end of their lives, including decisions about where they wish to … Continue reading

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Dementia Awareness Campaign Launched (Department of Health / Alzheimer’s Society)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary On September 21st 2012 (World Alzheimer’s Day) a three-month awareness-raising campaign commenced in England, with the intention … Continue reading

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