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Care Of Dying Adults In The Last Days Of Life NICE Guidelines 2015

Lancashire
  • Date Updated

    06 May 2020

  • Type

    Service

This information is provided by the Oral Health Promotion Team. This NICE guideline highlights the importance of frequent care of the mouth and lips for the dying person, and includes the management of dry mouth in their person centred care plan. 

 Who is it for?

  • Health and social care professionals caring for people who are dying, including those working in primary care, care homes, hospices, hospitals and community care settings such as people's own homes
  • Commissioners and providers of care for people in the last days of life
  • People who are dying, their families, carers and other people important to them

Mouth care is the one thing a family member can do for a loved one.

Information

Coverage

Bury & Local Area

Localities

All

  • Address
    Oral Health Promotion
    Moorgate Primary Care Centre , 22, Derby Way , Lancashire
  • Postcode

    BL9 0NJ