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Eol chc

15moterbike

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Jan 17, 2022
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Eol chc has anyone any experience of eol chc . Mum now is being fed at risk Salt assessment recommends swallow unsafe for anything oral. She is still eating a little but wasting away .sores to arm and fingers . She is obviously going to aspirate again . It's so cruel. I have thought of asking gp re eol chc assessment.
 

nitram

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You should ask the GP if she meets the condition for Fast Track CHC and is able to sign
'The individual fulfils the following criterion:
He or she has a rapidly deteriorating condition and the condition may be entering a terminal phase. For the purposes of Fast Track eligibility this constitutes a primary health need. No other test is required.'
https://assets.publishing.service.g...are_fast_track_tool-December_2018_revised.odt

Taking the NHS definition of EOL
'End of life care is support for people who are in the last months or years of their life.'
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/end-of-life-care/what-it-involves-and-when-it-starts/ .
being classed as EOL does not in itself meet the Fast Track criteria.
 

15moterbike

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Jan 17, 2022
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Thankyou I believe being fed at risk Is rapid deteriation. I can use the above quote when contacting gp
 

Sheelagh7

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Feb 25, 2022
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Good luck with the application @15moterbike.

My mum's fast track application was turned down on Christmas Eve, apparently the nursing home staff described mum as palliative stable to the CHC assessor. I haven't been able to get any paperwork from CHC so have not been able to see exactly what has been written about her.
 

15moterbike

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Jan 17, 2022
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Good luck with the application @15moterbike.

My mum's fast track application was turned down on Christmas Eve, apparently the nursing home staff described mum as palliative stable to the CHC assessor. I haven't been able to get any paperwork from CHC so have not been able to see exactly what has been written about her.
It’s such a mindfield , I have spoken to a specialist today who is looking into it but won’t hold my breath as the home will still say she is eating . I have made the point clear it’s for comfort and the advice is not safe . Ask to look at paperwork
 

Sheelagh7

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It’s such a mindfield , I have spoken to a specialist today who is looking into it but won’t hold my breath as the home will still say she is eating . I have made the point clear it’s for comfort and the advice is not safe . Ask to look at paperwork
@15moterbike, I would be very interested to hear how that goes, I am starting to wonder if I need to go down that route myself with mum.