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National Gold Standards Framework Centre (GSF) in End of Life Care
Enabling a 'Gold Standard' of care for all people nearing the end of life
We at the National GSF Centre for End of Life Care are committed to improving the quality of care for all people in any setting as they near the end of their life.
|Our aim is to deliver training and support that brings about people quality care and practical transformation, enabling a 'gold standard' of care for all people nearing the end of life|
We are the leading provider of end of life care training for generalist frontline providers in the UK. We support practical transformational quality improvements for frontline staff in many organisations caring for people in the final years of life, who then progress to quality assured accreditation and national recognition as examples of best practice in their field - recognised by the general public, commissioners, national policy and regulators.
We aim for: -
Training Programmes, tools, resources & support, everything needed to improve care
Accreditation and certification, benchmarked measures against national standards
GSF Accredited organisations, nationally recognised as leading best practice examples
What is GSF?
GSF is a systematic, evidence based approach to optimising care for all patients approaching the end of life, delivered by generalist frontline care providers. Use of the Gold Standards Framework improves the quality, coordination and organisation of care, leading to better patient outcomes in line with their needs and preferences, and greater cost efficiency through reducing crises and avoidable hospitalisation.
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“Our aim is to help people to live well until they die,
with any diagnosis, in any setting, at any time”
“Every organisation involved in providing end of life care will be expected
to adopt a coordination process such as the GSF”
Department of Health End of Life Care Strategy 2008