Accessing Palliative Care In The Community During Last Weeks Of Life – flow chart

This is a flow chart which This SOP outlines the place of care choices and referral processes for palliative and end of life care patients during COVID-19. This works with the full document entitled: "SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for accessing end of life care options at home - Covid-19 Pandemic"

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Rockwood CFS (Clinical Frailty Scale)
1st April 2020

As recommended in the NICE guidance for Covid-19 to help specialists decide who is eligible for critical care.

Recognising and preventing delirium. A quick guide for care home managers
22nd May 2018 | Source: NICE and SCIE

Delirium is a sudden change in a person’s mental state. It is a serious condition that is sometimes mistaken for dementia or, more rarely, depression. Unlike dementia, delirium develops quickly and is usually temporary.

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