Finding the words

This book is a resource for health and social care professionals whose work brings them into contact with people and families at the end of life. It accompanies the DVD Finding the Words and can be used individually or in small groups, with or without a facilitator/trainer, to help explore the issues discussed on the DVD and some of the evidence surrounding end of life conversations.

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Let’s talk about death and dying (video)
8th November 2017 | Source: Age UK and the Malnutrition Taskforce (MTF)

Over a third of people aren’t comfortable bringing up the subject with a relative or close friend, and two in five people admit they do not know their loved ones’ wishes around dying, such as what their preferred type of burial would be. This video will help

End of Life Care and Human Rights: A Practitioner’s Guide
1st May 2018 | Source: British Institute of Human Rights

This Guide has been developed to support those working in end of life care deliver care services that respect human rights by providing accessible information about human rights and how they are relevant in an end of life care context.

The website is not designed to give medical advice, but rather to give information on a wide range of topics to health and social care staff, no matter where they work. Find out more