Talking ‘Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR)’

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This case study discusses what can be done better in hospitals and the community regarding Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).


It explains that discussions with the patient and family should be early on and communicate among colleagues effectively. This includes staff training on developing skills and confidence in having these conversations.

This forms part of the Dementia Best Practice Repository in showcasing best practice for dementia care in the dying well part of the dementia well pathway.