The Route to Success in End of Life Care – Achieving Quality for Occupational Therapy

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This guide is intended to help occupational therapists working in hospitals, hospices, in the community, care homes or any other setting to deal with the challenges of supporting someone who is dying and to identify how and when they need to access specialist support from health professionals and other organisations.


The Department of Health’s end of life care national strategy laid out a six step pathway.The National End of Life Care programme produced the route to success series to provide health and social care staff with simple guides to support the implementation of the End of Life Care Pathway by setting, by individual group and by professional group.