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My Home First Assessment and Plan
20th May 2021 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

LCHS Home first assessment plan, avoiding admissions more information on Home first can be found using the link below https://www.lincolnshirecommunityhealthservices.nhs.uk/our-services/community-nursing/ict-referral-pathway/evidence-based-tools-and-support

Referral criteria and process for admission to Butterfly Hospice, Boston (interim document to be reviewed June 2021)
20th May 2021 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

Information for Health and Social Care professionals. This document gives information on how to make a referral to the Butterfly Hospice The Butterfly Hospice is a purpose built six bedded nurse led unit in Boston for palliative care Palliative Care patients. The patients who can most benefit from admission are those with non-complex physical symptoms, psychological or spiritual needs that are causing distress, or palliative care needs that are difficult to address in the patient’s usual home or care setting.

Gold Standards Framework
24th April 2021

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

National Public Health Profiles
24th April 2021 | Source: Public Health England

Sets out a vision for public health. Includes profiles which are a source of indicators across a wide range of health and well being themes. Indicators can be browsed at different geographical levels.

Palliative and End of Life Care Strategic delivery plan for Lincolnshire 2017 – 2022 STRATEGIC PLAN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
29th March 2021 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

This document is the Palliative and End of Life Care Strategic delivery plan for Lincolnshire 2017 – 2022 STRATEGIC PLAN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY on one page

Palliative Care Coordination Centre (PCCC) Referral form
4th February 2021

Palliative Care Register and Care at Home Referral Form Single Point of Access Referral form for the Palliative Centre Coordination Centre (PCCC)

Thorpe Hall and St John’s Hospice visiting information for Tier 4 COVID rules
8th January 2021

Information for public and Health and Social Care professionals This is information is about compassionate grounds visiting

Palliative Care Briefing on COVID-19 Response – 21 December 2020
24th December 2020 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

Information for Health and Social Care professionals. Information on how to access syringe drivers, pharmacies, bereavement helplines, how to access the Palliative Care – 24/7 Advice Line for Professionals, how to access the emotional wellbeing helpline and useful resources

Neighbourhood Clusters- Neighbourhood Teams – contact details
9th November 2020 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals. Map of the Neighbourhood clusters. Contact details for Neighbourhood Leads in the East, South and west and how to make a nomination

Why use the SPICTTM? Using the SPICT TOOL – also appendix Butterfly Advance Care Planning and Coordination Team (ACCT) Service Operating Procedure
9th November 2020 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals The SPICT™ helps professionals identify people with general indicators of poor or deteriorating health and clinical signs of life-limiting conditions for assessment and care planning. What will happen to each person and when is often uncertain. SPICT™ looks at health status not a prognostic time frame. Identifying people with deteriorating health earlier improves care. This tool is also an appendix 1 for the Butterfly Advance Care Planning and Coordination Team (ACCT) Service Operating Procedure

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