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109 A Day a Week for a Year (Increasing the Use of the Liverpool Care Pathway (Vigil) in Nursing Homes)
  1. Alex Stevenson, End of Life Facilitator and
  2. Cath Baldry, Director of Nursing and Education
  1. Queenscourt Hospice, Southport

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Background: A total of 20% of all deaths occur in nursing homes. The End of Life Care Strategy (Department of Health, 2008) stated that good primary care trusts (PCTs) would wish to commission services from care homes where staff receive the training and support they need to provide end-of-life care and …

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