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Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Keri Thomas and Ben Lobo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Advance Care Planning is an essential part of the new NHS National Programme on End-of-Life Care, aiming to improve the chances of ‘a good death’ by discussing and planning how this might be managed. ... More


Advance Care Planning in Canada: past experience and current strategies

AnnMarie Nielsen and Sharon Baxter

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter presents an overview, introduction, and definition of ACP; the Canadian landscape and current legislation; and professional recognition for ACP/directives. It also reviews professional ... More


Advance Care Planning for the end of life: an overview

Jane Seymour and Gillian Horne

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter first provides brief introductions and an outline of development of ACP. Then, it surveys the evidence base, providing a selective summary of ACP research. Next, it presents a discussion ... More


Communication skills and Advance Care Planning

Jackie Beavan, Carolyn Fowler, and Sarah Russell

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides clarification of communication skills and Advance Care Planning (ACP), evidence for the value of effective communication in ACP, key communication skills with useful examples of ... More


Advance Care Planning for the end of life

Claire Henry and Sheila Joseph

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides an introduction to and national context for the importance of Advance Care Planning (ACP) in the Department of Health End of Life Care Strategy in England. It also presents ... More


The implications of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 for Advance Care Planning and decision making

Simon Chapman and Andrew Makin

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides an overview of the MCA's impact on end of life care. It situates the MCA in the current context of policy and practice. It describes how the MCA can be used to improve care, ... More


Spiritual aspects of Advance Care Planning

Max Watson

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter describes linking spirituality and Advanced Care Planning (ACP); fear and ACP; how thinking about death changes people; religious views of ACP; denial and ACP; personal control and ACP; ... More


Experience of use of Advance Care Planning in care homes

Deborah Holman, Nikki Sawkins, and Jo Hockley

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter describes the care home setting, aspects that have an impact on use of Advanced Care Planning (ACP) in care homes, examples of issues, use of ACP in the GSF Care Homes Training ... More


The evolution of Advance Care Planning in Australia with a focus on hospital care

William Silvester and Karen M Detering

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter describes the synopsis of evolution of Advance Care Planning (ACP) in Australia, the results of a randomized controlled trial of ACP in elderly inpatients, and the key elements to ... More


A common sense guide to improving Advance Care Planning: from theory to practice

Anne M Wilkinson and Joanne Lynn

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter acts as a guide on implementing ACP practices in a local area, utilizing the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Quality Improvement model, based on extensive experience from the USA and is adapted ... More


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