Updated CSP COVID-19 Palliative rehabilitation and end of life standards

The updated version of the CSP COVID-19 palliative rehabilitation and end of life standards is now published on the website

The updated standards can be accessed via the link - CSP Standards [RS2] Palliative rehabilitation and end of life care: physiotherapy service delivery | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (csp.org.uk)

The standards are being promoted in a news story, on social media, via the CSP news bulletin and on the CSP website. 


Updates in version 2

Version 2 of these standards takes into account updated guidance and emerging evidence including people’s lived experiences regarding:

  • sequelae of Covid-19 including long Covid
  • clinical risk stratification, functional screening tools and ongoing assessment
  • personalised symptom management
  • monitoring response to rehabilitation and individualising timing, intensity and frequency of rehabilitation
  • supported self-management and self-monitoring, including principles of pacing and energy management 
  • impact of inequities and disparities in outcome

There are 7 quality standards:

  • Holistic assessment, planning and review 
  • Personalised rehabilitation and symptom management
  • Supported self-management
  • Communication and information sharing with people with Covid-19
  • Integrated and coordinated rehabilitation
  • Evaluation, audit and research
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) and infection control 

Expert peer reviewers:

CSP Standards [RS2] are one of a series of CSP COVID-19 Rehabilitation Standards. They can be used in conjunction with:

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