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Summary care record Additional Information

Summary Care Record with Additional Information

Certain patient groups may benefit from including additional information in their SCR such as:


    • patients planning for end of life (SCRs to share information about their preferences, Lasting Power of Attorney and advance decisions)

    • frail patients and patients with complex medical needs

    • patients with long term conditions

    • those with Dementia, Learning Disabilities and Mental Health conditions

    • patients with physical, sensory or other disabilities, who can benefit from recording any specific needs, for example communication needs, so that health and care staff can make reasonable adjustments

    • non-English speakers

    • patients with carers’ whose details they want to share or who have appointed someone to have Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney

    • patients with specific care preferences

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