Person centred thinking and end of life care.
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End of Life discussion paper
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Our minibook Person Centred Thinking End of Life is available from HSAPress.
How person centred thinking can help deliver the End of Life Care Patient Charter
A charter for the care of people who are nearing the end of their life. Please click the poster for a pdf copy.
Madge's Story - Person centred thinking and end of life
Madge, 67, lives on the Fylde Coast. She is full of fun, a great story teller and is comfortable talking with anybody. She has three children: Sally and Ian live nearby with their partners Stephen and Jane. Both couples have two children each. Sam is her other son who lives in Australia. Madge adores her grandchildren whose ages range from six to eleven years. Madge was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus one year ago and had major surgery 10 months ago. She is doing her best to remain cheerful and get as much enjoyment as she can with her family and friends.
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In this paper a Wilshire-based nursing team are using person centred thinking tool - sorting what's important to/what's important for, to personalise the end of life care for people with learning disabilities.
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The Department of Health's personal health budget pilot programme team commissioned this discussion paper, which builds on the earlier discussion paper Key elements of personalised care planning in long term conditions and personal health budgets.The paper was planned and delivered in partnership with the NHS National End of Life Care programme team.
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A story from Michelle about Using Person Centred Thinking with her Dad at the end of his life.
This booklet shows stories and examples of how using the booklet 'Living Well', has helped people at the end of their life.
This is a graphic illustration of how Person Centred Tools can be used with children and young people who have palliative care needs
This is Edna's Journey. Edna lives in a residential home which supports older people. This graphic shows how Edna has used person centred thinking tools as she thinks about the end of her life.
This is Tony's journey. Tony lives at home with his wife and family. He uses a hospice service for respite and also during the day sometimes. This graphic shares how Tony has used person centred thinking tools at the end of his life.
Helen cares for her husband who is approaching end of life. Helen's journey shows how person centred thinking tools have been used as she supported her husband at the end of his life.
Mary Katherine has used the one page profile to help her think about how she wants to be supported by family and friends following the loss of her partner.
This is Joan's Medication Care Profile