Place of care

Includes policy and guidance on different care settings for palliative and end of life care: care homes, communities, hospice, hospital and social care.

Care homes

Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff University, Hospice UK and Public Health England (2017) Results of a national survey of support to adult care homes in England: A specialist palliative care provider perspective

NHS (2016) New care models The framework for enhanced health in care homes

NHS England Enhanced health in care homes vanguards

Public Health England, National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (2017) The role of care homes in end of life care


Kellehear A (2005) Compassionate cities: public health and end of life care

Murray Hall Community Trust and The National Council for Palliative Care Dying Matters (2013) An overview of compassionate communities in England

The National Council for Palliative Care (2016) Each community is prepared to help: community development in end of life care – guidance on ambition six


CQC (2018) The state of hospice services in England 2014 to 2017

NHS England (2017) Dementia Friendly Hospices – Embedding a sustainable model to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence of Hospice staff across Yorkshire and the Humber


NHS Benchmarking Network National audit of care at the end of life (NACEL)

NHS England (2015) Transforming end of life care in acute hospitals: the route to success ‘how to’ guide

Royal College of Physicians (2016) End of Life Care Audit – Dying in Hospital: National Report for England 2016

Social care

Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (2018) End of life care

Association of Palliative Care Social Workers (2016) The role of social workers in palliative, end of life and bereavement care

Care Quality Commission (2018) The state of adult social care services 2014 to 2017

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) (2018) Growing innovative models of health, care and support for adults

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