Professional Resources

Links to support health and social care professionals who look after patients and carers towards the end of life

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General information

Guidance and care document for use in all care settings

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Guidelines

Guidelines for the treatment and care of patients towards the end of life.

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Advance care planning

Advance care planning is a process that gives people a chance to think about and write down what is important to them.

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Last year / months of life

A guide for professionals who care for patients believed to be in the last year of life.

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Last weeks / days of life

A guide for professionals who care for patients believed to be in the last week or days of life.

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Care after death

A guide for professionals giving care after death. Guidance for staff responsible for care after death.

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Symptom management

Medication prescribing guidance for professional staff who work within the Community Health Services.

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Lincolnshire Specific

Where you will find the Lincolnshire policies, documents and strategies relating to palliative care

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