[PDF] End of life diabetes care : clinical care recommendations

Source:
Diabetes UK
Publisher:
Diabetes UK
Publication date:
07 March 2018

Abstract

This document is primarily aimed at all those within the health and social care workforce who care for people living with diabetes and their families during the last year of life. Key purpose of our full guidance document is to:

  • Describe a consistent high quality approach towards end of life diabetes care
  • Provide a series of quality standards
  • Inform the wider healthcare workforce about the key issues in end of life diabetes care that provides a platform for sensitive, appropriate, and supportive care
  • Highlight the awareness of training and educational needs for high quality end of life diabetes care
  • Foster partnerships in end of life diabetes care training, competencies with established Palliative Care planning