Championing end of life care: case studies from the Yorkshire and the Humber Skills for Care and health authority end of life care training project for residential care managers and end of life care champions

Document type
Case study
Freeman, Glenis; Murray, Mareike
Skills for Care
Date of publication
1 March 2014
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Older Adults
Social welfare
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In 2011, Skills for Care was commissioned by Yorkshire and Humber Strategic Health Authority (Y&H SHA) to develop and deliver a training programme focused on end of life service. Other activities in the specification included setting up a support network and developing resources for managers and champions, as well as raising awareness of end of life service quality issues with commissioners and regulators of care home services. 

The final report evaluates the two year project which involved 511 care homes offering 516 managers and 498 champions a chance to improve their end of life care knowledge and skills. These document supplements the report adn provides views from a wide range of stakeholders and case studies demonstrating how the programme developed, and the learning taken forward.

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