Death of a Service User Policy


This clearly written Death of a Service User policy sets out principles which underpin an organisation's approach to Service Users who die while in the supported living environment.


Death of A Service User Policy

It’s important to have robust guidelines in place for when Service Users die whilst in the care of your organisation. Whether the death is unexpected or not, strict regulations need to be adhered to and these are detailed in a list of key actions and procedures in this clearly written policy. From contacting the Coroner to making funeral arrangements, this comprehensive policy informs, reassures and empowers your staff so that they make the right decisions under difficult circumstances.

This is a comprehensive document with the essential depth and scope required for care businesses –  it details specific CQC fundamental standards, numbered regulations and Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) related to implementation of the policy.

Length:  7 pages

Last reviewed: November 2016

*You will need to remove all reference to Very Caring Ltd in this document and replace with the name and details of your own organisation.

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