Leeds as a healthcare system has agreed to adopt the national ReSPECT form. Training is being delivered within all partner organisations and links are being made within electronic patient record systems so the forms can be completed and shared effectively by all professionals. Completion of this advance care plan requires the professional to have skills and knowledge about care planning with the patient, mental capacity, informed consent, best interest decision making and do not resuscitate decisions. Please click here for further information and access to nationally developed e-learning.
This is a very useful resource pack about Advance Care Planning produced by West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership. It provides lots of information about what Advance Care planning is, why it is important and guidance on how to carry it out. There are also embedded links to other guidance and tools.
Please note – Practitioners should use local resources provided to them by their organisation when undertaking individual personalised assessment and Advance Care Planning.
NHS Planning Your Future Care
This NHS booklet provides a simple explanation about advance care planning and the different options open to you. This information is also available in six other languages – please click here.