Draft spiritual support and bereavement care quality markers and measures for end of life care

Document type
Guidance
Corporate author(s)
NHS National End of Life Care Programme
Publisher
NHS National End of Life Care Programme
Date of publication
28 May 2011
Subject(s)
Health Services, Older Adults, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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These draft spiritual support and bereavement care Quality Markers and associated measures are designed to ensure, 1) people approaching the end of life are offered spiritual and religious support appropriate to their needs and preferences; 2) people closely affected by a death are communicated with in a sensitive way and are offered immediate and ongoing bereavement, emotional and spiritual support.