The purpose of this guidance document is to support staff involved with advance care planning (ACP) and decision making for people with life limiting illness. This includes advanced decisions to refuse treatment (ADRT) and do not resuscitate (DNACPR). Please note that the do not resuscitate documents have been superseded.
The site aims to offer up-to-date, evidence based information and guidance on professional aspects of palliative care. You are members of the East Midlands Cancer Network.
Palliative Oxygen Therapy is specifically discussed on pages 26 - 27 of the document. These are guidelines for Home Oxygen Use in adults and may not be appropriate in all circumstances. Published in Thorax June 2015. Recommended by our community respiratory team.
This leaflet has been created to help you have a conversation with a health or social care professional about whether you want CPR. Produced by the NHS, this is used by most organisations in England.
A local policy to allow informal carers to give injections to palliative care patients in the community
Health Professionals Guide to Completing Part A HOOF produced by Air Liquide. Recommended by our community respiratory team.
This policy applies to the use of the CME McKinley T34 Syringe driver for subcutaneous infusions in adults in palliative care.
A collection of prompts aimed at clinicians to systematically assess patients after a fall. The aim is to provide good care planning and be able to consider the possible causes and review effectively. Some patients will be identified who are frail and in the last year of their life.
Guidance as to how to try and prevent pressure damage to the skin in palliative and end of life patients.
Lincolnshire's interpretation of the The National Dementia Strategy