End of life and advanced care plans

Learning outcomes

If you are caring for people with respiratory conditions at the end of their life, this section should help you to understand:

  • Definitions of terms used
  • Anticipatory care plans and advanced care plans
  • Practical care for the dying person
  • Support for family members
  • Where to look for further information
  • Support for staff

There will also be a useful links section if you wish to explore further more detailed learning.