guide

Guidance

Royal College of Nursing

END OF LIFE CARE:

https://www.rcn.org.uk/clinical-topics/end-of-life-care

NUTRITION:

http://DHSSPS (2011) Promoting Good Nutrition – a strategy for good nutritional care for adults in all care settings in Northern Ireland http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/promoting_good_nutrition-2.pdf

The care of dying adults in the last days of life (QS144) has been published on the NICE website 3/3/2017. You can view the quality standard by following this link:

Care of dying adults in the last days of life (QS144)

All consultation comments were considered by the Quality Standards Advisory Committee (QSAC) and the minutes of this meeting are now available: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/QS144/documents/minutes-2

A summary of the consultation comments, prepared by the NICE quality standards team and the full set of consultation comments are also available: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/QS144/documents/consultation-summary-report

 Care Quality Commission – Standards

Organisations that provide care must meet standards required by law

The information on this page tells you what standards you should expect, and what you can do if you are worried about the quality of the care that you or the person you look after receives:

http://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/practical-support/getting-care-and-support/care-standards-and-cqc?gclid=CM-_j5WcvdICFcfgGwodyEAEoA

Royal College of Nursing updates guidance for nurses on ” I want to die” requests.

The updated version of guidance via the following link, first published five years ago, contains new and additional resources to help guide nursing staff to undertake and navigate these difficult conversations, says the RCN:

file:///C:/Users/User/Downloads/005822.pdf