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

 

DNACPR

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.

EMIS

 

Verification of Expected Death

 

 

Out of Hours

 

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