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Needs Assessment Guidance

This document provides guidance to health and social care professionals who provide or co-ordinate the care of people with life-limiting conditions. It helps professionals to assess the palliative care needs of patients with life-limiting conditions and to decide when it is appropriate to refer to a specialist palliative care service. The document is supported by a work based education programme including online learning modules developed in collaboration with the AIIHPC. 

Palliative Care Needs Assessment Guidance Education Module