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    Supporting adult carers

    This guideline covers support for adults (aged 18 and over) who provide unpaid care for anyone aged 16 or over with health or social care needs. It aims to improve the lives of carers by helping health and social care practitioners identify people who are caring for someone and give them the right inform...

    End of life care for adults: service delivery

    This guideline covers organising and delivering end of life care services, which provide care and support in the final weeks and months of life (or for some conditions, years), and the planning and preparation for this. It aims to ensure that people have access to the care that they want and need in all ...

    Integrated care for older people (ICOPE): Guidance on person-centred assessment and pathways in primary care

    This handbook draws on the work of the many people around the world dedicated to the care and support of older people. The primary intended audience for this handbook is health and social care workers in the community and in primary care settings. The guidance in this handbook will help community health...

    Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities

    This guideline covers care and support for adults with learning disabilities as they grow older. It covers identifying changing needs, planning for the future, and delivering services including health, social care and housing. It aims to support people to access the services they need as they get older....

    Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm

    This guideline covers the developmental follow-up of babies, children and young people under 18 years who were born preterm (before 37+0 weeks of pregnancy). It explains the risk of different developmental problems and disorders, and specifies what extra assessments and support children born preterm migh...

    Integrated care for older people: guidelines on community-level interventions to manage declines in intrinsic capacity

    The provision of integrated care is key for older people. The WHO Guidelines on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) propose evidence-based recommendations for health care professionals to prevent, slow or reverse declines in the physical and mental capacities of older people. These recommendations r...

    An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Chronic Home Invasive Ventilation

    "BACKGROUND: Children with chronic invasive ventilator dependence living at home are a diverse group of children with special health care needs. Medical oversight, equipment management, and community resources vary widely. There are no clinical practice guidelines available to health care professionals f...

    Looked-after children and young people. Last updated: 2015

    This guideline covers how organisations, professionals and carers can work together to deliver high quality care, stable placements and nurturing relationships for looked-after children and young people. It aims to help these children and young people reach their full potential and enjoy the same opportu...

    Guideline on HIV disclosure counselling for children up to 12 years of age

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed guidance for health care workers on how to support children up to 12 years of age and their caregivers with disclosure of HIV status. Health care workers (HCWs) know that disclosure decisions are complex because of stigma, social support concerns, family ...