Name of regional policy

Living and Dying Well: A national action plan for palliative and end of life care in Scotland

Name of region

Scotland

Please briefly describe the policy

A framework to support a person centred approach to delivering consistent palliative and end of life care in Scotland. Progress document website also given.

Is this policy about:
  • Health care
  • Does this policy cover:
  • Both
  • Please categorise the policy using the following descriptors
  • Policy or operational framework to define standards for the quality of care ?Framework for diagnosis and patient/family support (for example, covering the provision of services such as memory clinics)Policy on individual choice and control (autonomy) in care and treatment decision-making. Policy on payment for care. Policy or regulations relating to residential care or nursing home supportSupport for independent living and community based care Support for end of life careEducation programmes for healthcare professionals and carersHealthcare policy for primary care (local doctor) or other community healthcare provision (such as nurses, chiropodists, health visitors) in relation to neurodegenerative conditions
  • Relevant web link to policy document

    http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/10/01091608/11 and http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/01/27090834/11

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