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End of life in care homes - Perspectives in palliative care (1 CPD hour)

Dr Jo Withers, a GPSI in end-of-life care, offers her recommendations for reducing inappropriate admissions to hospital from care homes

 

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FULL CPD MODULE

 

Continuing our series on palliative care, this module will discuss steps you can take to ensure end-of-life patients stay in care homes, including:

  • How to identify patients approaching the end of life
  • Advanced care planning
  • Sharing information with care providers
  • Prescribing ‘just in case’ medication

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