Lincolnshire / COVID-19

Where you will find the Lincolnshire policies, documents and strategies relating to palliative care. Also COVID-19 Resources, click on the drop down list and select.

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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

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

Guidance on the Management of Symptomatic Patients Dying from COVID-19 – Lincolnshire
17th December 2020 | Source: St Barnabas Hospice, Lincolnshire

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)

COVID-19: Guidance for Carers
30th November 2020 | Source: Lincolnshire County Council

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.

Consent form for Home Oxygen and Risk Mitigation (HOCF and IHORM) – new patients
16th June 2020

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)

Hospital visiting for those receiving care at the end of their life.
10th June 2020 | Source: ULHT

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.

SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for accessing end of life care options at home – Covid-19 Pandemic
10th June 2020 | Source: NHS Lincolnshire

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

Accessing Palliative Care In The Community During Last Weeks Of Life – flow chart
10th June 2020 | Source: Lincolnshire NHS

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"

Clinical guide for supporting compassionate visiting arrangements for those receiving care at the end of life
3rd June 2020 | Source: NHS UK

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.

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