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Treatment Escalation Plans: What are They, and Why Do They Matter?

Treatment Escalation Plans: What are They, and Why Do They Matter?

News   •   May 14, 2021 12:30 BST

Treatment Escalation Plans (TEPs) aim to empower patients who are frail or with life-limiting illnesses, in conjunction with their family and the GP/doctor responsible for their care, to explore the treatment options available to them – and ensure that appropriate preparation has been made for a supported, symptom-free end of life period. Here we explain what TEPS are and why they’re so important.