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A Guide to End of Life Care

This resource provides information and recommendations for end of life care of the child across the sector regardless of setting. It focuses on principles of best practice in the care of the child and family before death, at the time of death, and after death.

This resource is available in print or as a digital download. See the links below and to the right.

A new version will be available from 25/09/2019 and will be available to order with a supplementary Guide for families.


Order a printed copy

A Guide to End of Life Care will be updated on 25 November 2019. If you would like to receive a printed copy or copies of the new resource, please complete the form below and we will be in touch to arrange delivery. Generally printed resources are available at no charge for young-people, families and care professionals. However, especially when multiple copies are requested, we may ask for a contribution towards postage and printing costs. Unfortunately we are unable to post outside of the UK.