This document is the Palliative and End of Life Care Strategic delivery plan for Lincolnshire 2017 – 2022 STRATEGIC PLAN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY on one page
Lincolnshire Palliative and end of life care strategy 2017 - 2022
Information for public and Health and Social Care professionals This is information is about compassionate grounds visiting
Produced by the palliative care consultants at St Barnabas Hospice. Advice on the common symptoms in those dying at home of Covid-19 and the treatments that may alleviate suffering. Includes and updated anticipatory medication chart (just in case or CD1)
As someone with caring responsibilities we understand that this is a difficult and uncertain time and there will no doubt be questions and concerns that you have with regards to the continuing impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on you and your loved ones. Given the recent announcement regarding the New National Restrictions from 5th November, the Public Health team at Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) has updated their Guidance for Carers publication (COVID-19), providing a wealth of information, links and advice to support you in your caring role.
Forms are here for both the consent and for reducing the risks of home oxygen. Please beware that both pieces of paper need signing before completing the Part A of the HOOF (Search for Prescribing Oxygen under COVID-19 on this website)
This is updated guidance from ULHT. "End of life" in the document looks to be used as the last days of life. I have amended the title on the website to avoid confusion - the NHS England definition of end of life is the last 12 months of life.
For health and social care professionals. This SOP outlines the place of care choices and referral processes for palliative and end of life care patients during COVID-19
This is a flow chart which This SOP outlines the place of care choices and referral processes for palliative and end of life care patients during COVID-19. This works with the full document entitled: "SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for accessing end of life care options at home - Covid-19 Pandemic"
This guidance is focused on supporting compassionate visiting arrangements for those receiving care at the end of life. It provides advice on how visiting at the end of life can be facilitated across a range of settings: healthcare inpatient settings (including mental health and learning disability); care homes; hospices and home. Please be aware that before this guidance was released, many settings have already implemented arrangements which may be under review.