Tag Archives: End of Life Care for People with Dementia

Evaluation of the Routes to Success Resources, Tools and Frameworks (NEoLCP)

Summary This report from the NHS National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP) and the Institute of Healthcare Management presents the results of research which reviewed how the series of publications and supporting tools, resource guides and frameworks (developed by … Continue reading

Posted in End of Life Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), National, NEoLCP, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Alzheimer's Society, Charitable Bodies, Community Care, End of Life Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), National, Pain, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Route to Success in End of Life Care: Achieving Quality for Social Work (NEoLCIN / College of Social Work)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This guide, produced by National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCIN) and the College of Social … Continue reading

Posted in End of Life Care, For Social Workers (mostly), National, NEoLCIN, NEoLCP, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Intelligence on End of Life Care in England (National End of Life Care Intelligence Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary The latest report from the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN) called “What do we know now that … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Community Care, End of Life Care, For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), National, NEoLCIN, NHS, Patient Care Pathway, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dementia and End of Life Care: Implications of Sensory Loss (Pocklington Trust)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary This report summarises discussions which took place during a half-day seminar organised by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, ARUP … Continue reading

Posted in Community Care, End of Life Care, For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Management of Condition, National, NHS, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, SCIE, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ethics and Decision-Making about Treatment at the End of Life

Abstract This study protocol addresses treatment decision-making concerning acute life threatening complications occurring in Alzheimer’s Disease patients at the end of life. Decisions about the best treatment pathway and whether to treat or not to treat are largely ethical questions … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Community Care, End of Life Care, For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), International, Patient Care Pathway | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

End of Life Care for People with Dementia

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 4 November 2010]. Abstract This guide provides professionals working in health and social care / allied professions with links to information and resources about good practice in end of life … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Community Care, End of Life Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), National, NHS, Patient Care Pathway, Universal Interest | Tagged | Leave a comment