Palliative Care

(asked on 19th February 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support (a) end of life care for people dying at home and (b) their family members during the national covid-19 lockdown announced in January 2021.


Answered by
Helen Whately Portrait
Helen Whately
Exchequer Secretary (HM Treasury)
This question was answered on 23rd April 2021

A second national hospice grant of up to £125 million was provided until 31 March 2021 with provision to support 46,500 community contacts per day, which included supporting people at the end of their life within their own home. There are a range of resources available to support family members on providing end of life care in a variety of settings. This includes the end of life care toolkit for carers at home, created by the Helix Centre in conjunction with colleagues at the Central North West London NHS Trust which is available at the following link:

https://helixcentre.com/project-end-of-life-toolkit

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