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This report, published by the Professional Practice Board, aims to inform readers of the key issues in end of life care and highlights the role of psychologists within the settings where it takes place. The document is organised around three key domains: Contemporary Issues; Information about Legislation and Policy Issues; Clinical Practice. This document is intended to provide a framework for psychologists who are working with adults who are coming to the end of their lives, their family and others who are involved in the process of care at the end of life. This work may also include offering assessment and intervention to those who are bereaved. The settings within which psychologists work include: specialist palliative care, oncology older persons services, services for people with learning difficulties and other health and social care settings in which end of life issues are faced on a regular basis.
- Executive Summary
- Part 1: Contemporary Issues
- Part 2: Information about Legislation and Policy Issues
- Part 3:. Clinical Practice Conclusion