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An end of life care programme for care homes
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A programme for end of life care for people with dementia based on the Rules of Thumb
Welcome to the Six Steps Programme website
The Six Steps to Success Programme has been developed in the North West of England by the Cheshire & Merseyside Clinical Network and the Greater Manchester, Lancs & South Cumbria Clinical Network with support from the National End of Life Care Programme.
The care home programme was totally revised in September 2017 and underwent a significant revision of content to develop a more flexible programme with major changes to the audits and portfolio and an educational programme for staff. All current documents have been reviewed/updated in March 2022, with further updates being regularly added.
The aims of the programme
The programme aims to enhance end of life care through facilitating organisational change and supporting staff to develop their roles around end of life care. The programme is based on the six steps described in the Route to Success guides. It is aimed at improving end of life care provided by a care home or a domiciliary care organisation (and it's workers) that encompasses the philosophy of palliative care. From here you will find all you need to know about all of the Six Steps Programmes.
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