End of life care

We need to ensure that the care people receive at the end of life is compassionate, appropriate and gives people choices in where they die and how they are cared for. The Government published an End of Life Care Strategy – promoting high quality care for all adults at the end of life.

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Review of Liverpool Care Pathway outlined

The review looking at how the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is being used in practice is to be chaired by crossbench peer Baroness Julia Neuberger. Baroness Neuberger, who is Senior … Read more → – Review of Liverpool Care Pathway outlined

Competition launched to support mental health sufferers and end of life care

Businesses are being encouraged to come up with new products or services that will help improve the experience of people with mental health illnesses and people the end of their … Read more → – Competition launched to support mental health sufferers and end of life care

Funding allocations announced for new children’s hospice 2012/13 grant

The Department has announced details of the funding allocations for the additional £721,000 made available for new children’s hospices set up within the last 3 years. Details of the  allocations … Read more → – Funding allocations announced for new children’s hospice 2012/13 grant

End of Life Care Strategy: Fourth Annual Report

The Department has published the fourth annual report on progress in delivering the End of Life Care Strategy, which was published in 2008. The End of Life Care strategy states that, … Read more → – End of Life Care Strategy: Fourth Annual Report

Applying for Capital Grant Scheme funding for hospices

The details of how to apply for funding from the Capital Grant scheme for hospices are now available. The scheme was announced by Paul Burstow, Minister for Care Services in May. … Read more → – Applying for Capital Grant Scheme funding for hospices

New grants to support children’s hospice and hospice at home services

The Government has announced it is making a further £721,000 available to support new children hospices in England. This is in addition to the existing annual revenue grant of £10m … Read more → – New grants to support children’s hospice and hospice at home services

Draft Care and Support Bill published

The draft Care and Support Bill has been published. It creates a single law for adult care and support, replacing more than a dozen different pieces of legislation. It provides … Read more → – Draft Care and Support Bill published