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39 An Audit of Practice Around Psychological Assessment and Referral at Ardgowan Hospice
  1. Jill McInnes, Clinical Nurse Specialist and
  2. Stuart Milligan, Educational Facilitator
  1. Psychological Assessment Project Group, Ardgowan Hospice, Greenock

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Introduction: The process of psychological assessment and subsequent referral for psychological support and/or interventions is hugely important in palliative and hospice care. At Ardgowan Hospice, a range of staff carry out psychological assessment depending on which particular service is being accessed. In an effort to standardise and improve this process, an audit of practice was instituted. The …

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