By the end of the session the Care Home Representative will be able to:
• Identify how the North West End of Life Care Model and Tool supports an End of Life Care Register
• Identify when is the appropriate time to undertake end of life care discussions considering capacity and communication barriers
• Develop further the Care Home End of Life Care Policy.
This basic register can be used at any events and workshops to keep a record of delegates.
Ongoing post death information audit
All the audit resources can now be found in the expanded Six Steps Audit section. For guidance and tools around this audit please click here.
The Routes to Success
The programme is based on the Routes to Success and this document can provide further background to the programme.
The North West End of Life Care Model
This is a model of delivery of end of life care advocated by the North West Clinical Pathway Groups.
The North West Tool
This is a learning tool which centres around the understanding and the application of the North West End of Life Care Model.
The North West Tool facilitator guidance
This document provides guidance to facilitators using the North West Tool.
Step 1 case study – Cancer
This learning aid provides a case study around a patient with cancer and can be used in conjunction with the programme work plans.
Step 1 case study – Dementia
This learning aid provides a case study around a patient with dementia and can be used in conjunction with the programme work plans.
Step 1 case study – Long term conditions
This learning aid provides a case study around a patient with long term conditions and can be used in conjunction with the programme work plans.
North West End of Life Care Register
This useful tool can be used to register and track individuals who may require end of life care. (Copy without example)
Prognostic Indicator Guidance
Gold Standards Framework 2008
This guide aids the identification of adult patients with advanced disease, in thelast months/year of life, who are in need of supportive and palliative care.
This is a simple prompt which can be used to support prognostication.
Planning for your future care – A guide
This booklet provides a simple explanation about advance care planning and the different options open to people approaching the end of life.
Best Interests at End of Life
This document contains practical guidance for Best Interests Decision Making and Care Planning at End of Life.
Support sheet 12
This support sheet provides information on the Mental Capacity Act (2005).
Support sheet 13
This support sheet provides information on best interest decision making.
Step 1 to do list
This provides a checklist of actions which should be completed before the next workshop.
This evaulation form can be used to allow delegates to provide any feedback. This feedback will help facilitators to continually develop and improve the delivery of the programme.
Understanding the Mental Capacity Act
This provides useful inforamtion on Advance Care Planning and the Mental Capactiy Act (2005) from Directgov