The ReSPECT process is relevant for anyone with whose health may deteriorate rapidly or gradually. ReSPECT creates personalised recommendations for a person’s clinical care and treatment in an emergency. If appropriate, recommendations about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can be included. (See ReSPECT UK)
A crucial aspect of the ReSPECT process is the conversations that take place with the person and their family about what matters to them if their health changes, and options available to support them if they need emergency treatment and care. The discussion relates to completion of a ReSPECT form or electronic record but the main focus is the conversation:
NHS Forth Valley in collaboration with NES has led development and implementation of ReSPECT in Scotland, including Digital ReSPECT. Teaching video available at: ReSPECT and the Deteriorating Patient
This toolkit contains all the resources needed for experienced facilitators to run an interactive, online ReSPECT conversation masterclass using the REDMAP framework. It contains a detailed running order and script for the session, facilitator notes, and handouts for participants plus example clinical scenarios. Facilitators are encouraged to adapt the scenario to the learning needs of their participants. The toolkit can also be used for in-person training.
There is a minimum of 4 roles required to run this masterclass:
Downloadable Toolkit contains:
This ACP in the community (REDMAP) training resource was developed by senior clinicians and educators from NES, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Forth Valley, The University of Edinburgh and EC4H.