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Evidence of what works

Adults :: End of life :: Evidence of what works


• The National Gold Standard Framework (GSF) aims to support best implementation of the GSF in all settings, using a common framework and toolkit of resources so that generalist frontline staff can provide quality of care for people nearing end-of-life, whatever their illness and wherever the setting.


• Department of Health End of life Care Strategy: quality markers and measures for end of life care. DH. London. (2009)


• Department of Health End of Life Care Strategy – promoting high quality care for all adults at the end of life. DH. London. (2008)


• Department of Health Our Health, Our Care, Our Say: a new direction for community services. DH. London. (2006)


• Capacity, care planning and advance care planning in life limiting illness. A Guide for Health and Social Care staff (2012, revised 2014)


• The Preferred Priorities of Care, National End of Life Programme (2011)


• The National Carers Strategy emphasises the need for mental wellbeing and support for carers. (2008)