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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The ReSPECT Form
19th February 2019

Here is the form which you can partially complete on your computer. It then has to be printed off and scanned onto the clinical system. It is not shareable electronically. If you require printed forms then to order additional ReSPECT forms, you can make contact in two ways by email: respect@lincolnshirewestccg.nhs.uk or call Lincs. West Quality Team on 01522 515351, they are a very helpful team and respond quickly to requests.

Gold Standards Framework
24th April 2015

Enabling a 'gold standard' of care for all people nearing the end of life

GMC guidance on treatment and care towards the end of life
24th March 2015 | Source: GMC

GMC guidance on treatment and care towards the end of life linking to e-learning, video and flow charts

Capacity, care planning and advance care planning in life limiting illness
24th April 2015 | Source: NCPC

Capacity, care planning and advance care planning in life limiting illness. A Guide for Health and Social Care Staff

One chance to get it right
12th April 2015 | Source: Gov.uk

An alliance of 21 national organisations set up to improve care in the last few days and hours of life

Decisions Relating to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
6th July 2016 | Source: British Medical Association

Guidance from the British Medical Association, the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the Royal College of Nursing, updated 2016

Communicating Bad News with Patients and their Families
22nd April 2015 | Source: East Midlands Cancer Network

Guidelines to giving significant news. Includes checklist as well as more detailed information

Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People
28th May 2015 | Source: NHS

New approach to caring for people in the last few days and hours of life that focuses on the needs and wishes of the dying person and those close to them, in the planning and delivery of care, in any setting

Person centred end of life care
6th April 2016

A collection of useful resources from Helen Sanderson Associates from one page person profiles to self assessments for organisations on how to improve their person centred care

End of Life Patient Charter
24th April 2015

A joint publication from RCGP and RCN giving guidance to Primary Care 2012

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