NHS Choices End of Life Care Guide
The NHS Choices End of Life Care Guide may be useful for people who are caring for someone who is dying, or for people who want to plan in advance for their own end of life care.
It explains what you can expect from end of life care, including palliative care to control pain and other symptoms and psychological, social and spiritual support.
You can also find information about your rights and choices, including refusing treatment, setting down your wishes for your future treatment, and how to give someone the legal right to make decisions for you if you are no longer capable.
The guide also contains information about talking to your family and carers about dying and about your wishes.
Make It Your Decision
Planning Your Future Care
The information leaflet Planning Your Future Care is available in Arabic, Bengali, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu as well as English.
The People Caring for You at Home - Their Roles Explained
The leaflet called 'The People Caring for You at Home - Their Roles Explained' gives details on professionals who work with people receiving end of life care in their own homes. You can find this leaflet in the table below.
If you're caring for someone nearing the end of their life, you can find information on the Carers page