Care Homes


This web page contains resources and links that may be of use to staff working in Care Homes in the NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde area.

Please note that not all resources are in use in all areas at all times – refer to local policies, practices and procedures.


Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines


The Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines reflect a consensus of opinion about good practice in the management of adult patients with life limiting illness. They are designed for healthcare professionals from any care setting who are involved in supporting people with a palliative life-limiting condition.

End of Life Care


End of Life Care webpage includes GAEL ‘Guidance At End of Life’ document and related resources.


Community Pharmacy


Community Pharmacy includes ‘Just in Case’ documents  Kardex information (linked below) and many other resources.

Just in Case documents

 Community Palliative Care Kardex

Guidelines / Tools



Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) policies and related resources were updated in August 2016. Further information can be found on the DNACPR section of this website.



Verification of Expected Death



Out of Hours


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