Our new report explores what we’ve learned about DNACPR decisions before and during the Coronavirus pandemic. It comes as the Care Quality Commission publishes its review into the use of DNR decisions over the past year, which we also contributed to.
This practical guide includes the information you need to understand how treatment and care decisions are made, how you can plan ahead to ensure you stay in control of these decisions, and who to talk to and share your wishes with.
This factsheet explains what an Advance Decision is, what it can and can’t be used for, and the steps involved in completing one. This is applicable to people living in England and Wales.
This factsheet explains what you can do if there is a disagreement over
how someone should be treated or cared for. It includes information about
how treatment and care decisions are made on someone’s behalf if they
are unable to make or communicate a decision, and what steps you can
take if you disagree with the person in charge of their care.