End of Life Care: Helping people to be cared for and die at home
Updated on 14/04/2016
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This Housing LIN Practice Briefing looks at the importance of end of life care delivered at home, describing the context, inequalities in end of life care, examples of good or emerging practice, and recommendations for actions.
Funded by Public Health England, it is intended to be a practical guide for those working in:
- mainstream and/or specialist housing
- care and support
- public health
Using this guide these groups can understand their respective roles, and how they may work together, to help people to have their end of life care wishes met.
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Also of interest
- Health and housing guides provide roadmap for integrated working
- On the Brink: The Future of End of Life Care
- Commissioning Person Centred End of Life Care: A toolkit for health and social care
- A different ending: Addressing inequalities in end of life
- End of Life Care Service for People with Dementia Living in Care Homes in Walsall
Gill Leng, National Lead: health & homes, Public Health England
"We're delighted to support the Health Intel. We hope it will provide information and encouragement to those seeking to work in partnership on this exciting agenda; bringing together the wealth of expertise from developers and suppliers within the housing sector and specialists in health, social care and supported employment to further enable opportunities for innovation, resource optimisation and creative solutions to be achieved, all with the focus on supporting people to make the most of their lives."