Tag Archives: Environments for Care at End of Life

Living Spaces for People Living With Dementia and Sight Loss (University of Stirling and Thomas Pocklington Trust)

Summary Research from Stirling University, published by the Thomas Pocklington Trust, shows that good design of living spaces can improve the lives of people living with two common conditions which often occur together: dementia and sight loss. Evidence-based guidelines have … Continue reading

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What We Know Now 2013: End of Life Care (Public Health England / NEoLCIN)

Summary This Public Health England / National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN) report summarises research during the past year from a range of organisations and charities. There remain large variations in the proportion of deaths in hospital between local … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Quality Environments for Care at End of Life (NHS National End of Life Care Programme)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary This guide identifies a number of key environmental principles for different settings, including hospitals and care homes, which help improve … Continue reading

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Improving Patient Experience at the End of Life: The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) Programme 2008-2010

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) programme is discussed in broad terms. The King’s Fund has been running … Continue reading

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