Introduce your work clearly in order to provide the reader with a structure and outline for the essay.
The work needs to cover the following points.
The national policy context of Palliative and End Of Life care.
Underpinning theory that informs our understanding about the issues for people facing death.
Include evidence from research that informs practice.
Consider how this influence care in a hospital setting
Draw together the main points covered in the essay in order to conclude your work
Critically analyse the influence of underpinning theory, including approaches to counselling and bereavement and loss theory.
Critically analyse the main ideas from wider National policy and guidance documents that drive improvements in care
Contents of essay:
The idea of a \’good death\’ throughout history (Aries)
How society sees a \’good death\’
Advance care planning
Compare national policies (examples: One chance to get it right/Dying with dignity/End of life care