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Information on Eating and Drinking – Information for family and friends as dementia progresses towards the end of life produced by Marie Curie
14th June 2021

This booklet has been designed for family or friends providing support for someone living with dementia who is experiencing difficulties with eating and drinking in the later stages. of Dementia. This booklet may help you to make decisions, provide care, plan for future care, and it may also help to guide discussions with health professionals. You may not want to read all of this information at this time but might wish to come back to this booklet at a later time.

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.

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 and End of Life Strategic Delivery Plan for Lincolnshire 2017 – 2022
29th March 2021 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

Lincolnshire Palliative and end of life care strategy 2017 - 2022

SOP for post death care in the community during covid
9th March 2021 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

This document is for the use of Health and Social Care professionals This advice and guidance has been produced to assist those people who have to manage the care of the deceased and support the family/carers who may or may not be present at the time of death during the outbreak of COVID19. It is intended to support the process for confirming death during the outbreak of COVID19, which can be found in Appendix 1.

CD3 RECORD OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION BY HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
8th February 2021 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

CD3 RECORD OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION BY HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

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)

Good HOOF (Part A) guide for Primary Care and Out of Hours teams Nov 2020 Update
29th January 2021 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

This guide will support non specialist teams who need to order home oxygen for palliative and cluster headache patients (normally following a consultant recommendation and not already under the care of a Home Oxygen Assessment and Review [HOS-AR] team). All other oxygen requirement should be referred to a specialist HOS-AR team. To ensure the patient fulfils the criteria for long term or ambulatory oxygen therapy – LTOT/AOT. Produced on behalf of the National Home Oxygen Safety Group.

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