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Evaluation of the Wandsworth End of Life Care Coordination Centre

Monday 19 September 2016

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The Wandsworth Care Coordination Centre was designed to address confusion among patients and their families about who to contact for help and support, due to the range of organisations involved in caring for someone approaching the end of their life.

It comprises a 7 day nurse-led coordination team and helpline for patients, families and professionals based at Trinity; a dedicated St George’s End of Life Community Nurse; and a team of Marie Curie Health and Personal Care Assistants who can offer specialised hands-on care at home for people with any terminal illness.

This evaluation ran from October 2015 to June 2016 and explores the impact of the centre on patients, families and professionals, the cost savings and other forms of value offered by the centre as well as the lessons learned through implementation.