Blanket ‘do not resuscitate’ orders imposed on English care homes, finds CQC

Regulator finds disturbing inconsistencies, including order being applied to everyone over 80 with dementia in one residence

Blanket orders not to resuscitate some care home residents at the start of the Covid pandemic have been identified in a report by England’s care regulator.

A report published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found disturbing variations in people’s experiences of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions during the pandemic.

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