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Person-centred care for clients at the end of life

A team of learning disability nurses has created an end of life care package for clients that is helping them have a good death while supporting them to live their lives to the full.
Nicky Lyall

How end of life care package Doing It My Way supports having a good death while living life to the full

A team of learning disability nurses has created an end of life care package for clients that is helping them have a good death while supporting them to live their lives to the full.

Doing It My Way, a teaching and support planning programme developed by the team at St Anne’s Community Services, is designed for people with learning disabilities.

Team member learning and development adviser Nicky Lyall says: ‘Clients were admitted to hospital with unrecognised conditions and cared for in unknown environments by carers who were not specifically trained for learning disability support.

‘There have been countless episodes of individuals with learning disabilities dying

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