The Impact of Policy on Death by Erica Borgstrom

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The Impact of Policy on Death
Erica Borgstrom, University of Cambridge
A presentation at the BSA Death, Dying and Bereavement Symposium, November 2011

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    1. 1. The Impact of Policy on Death Erica Borgstrom University of Cambridge November 2011
    2. 2. Image from mattupchuck of the Royal Sussex Hospital. http://www.redbubble.com/people/mattupchuck/works/5973454-hospital-corridor
    3. 3. <ul><li>Preferred Priorities for Care </li></ul><ul><li>In relation to your health, what has been happening to you? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Progressive Liver Cancer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are your preferences and priorities for your future care? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… home unless deemed unadvisable, then I would prefer to go to the hospice. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where would you like to be cared for in the future? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>. </li></ul></ul>Questions taken from Version 2 used Cambridgeshire Community Services. Originated in 2004 through Lancashire and South Cumbria Cancer Network and endorsed by the NHS End of Life Care Programme. Image is author’s impression.
    4. 5. Image from Martlets Hospice website http://www.themartlets.org.uk/story-of-life-at-our-hospice/index.html
    5. 6. Image from http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/newsarticle-content/-/article_display_list/11054366/gps-should-not-be-responsible-for-hospital-cuts-thinktank-warns
    6. 8. Image from http://happierathome.org/tag/senior-care
    7. 9. Image from http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/claire-sloans-sleep-for-days-project
    8. 10. Graph supplied by ERPHO. Cambridgeshire has the ‘best’ scores in the East of England with nearly 47% of people dying at home. A home death is defined as one that occurs at the person's usual place of residence (code H) or at a location with a communal establishment type code 04, 20-22, 32, 33, 52 or 64. Deaths from external causes (ICD10 V01-Y98) are excluded. Accessed via fingertrips.erpho.org.uk
    9. 11. Taken from http://www.byregion.net/cgibin/users/profiles.pl?subdomain=foodandspirit
    10. 12. Thank you for listening and those who have influenced this research Erica Borgstrom [email_address]

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