Substance use and palliative care

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If you're unwell

This website is for you if:

(a) You use alcohol or other drugs and are concerned that you are seriously unwell;

(b) You used alcohol or other drugs in the past and are concerned that this will affect the health, care and other support you need;

(c) You care for someone (perhaps a family member or a friend) who uses substances and is (or might be) seriously unwell; or

(d) You are a health or social care professional who supports someone using substances who has serious and advancing ill-health.

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    Good practice: improving care

    In these six podcasts, the practitioners discuss approaches and improvements to palliative and end of life care for people using substances. 1. Improving end of life care for the future 2. Keeping track of people's health changes over time 3. Potential approaches to...

    Good practice: partnership working

    There are five podcasts below focussing on some aspect of partnership working: 1. Partnership working and developing good practice 2. The importance of professional allies 3. Need for collaborative work across hostels 4. Building rapport 5. Trauma informed care,...

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