All patientsFull active treatment including CPRFull active treatment including acute hospital setting but not CPRTreatment of any reversible conditions (including acute hospital settings) but not for ventilation or CPRTreatment of reversible conditions but only in home/hospice settings: keep comfortableSymptomatic treatment only: keep comfortableNo CoT plan
No. patients with each ceiling of treatment decision736 (16.4%)243 (5.42%)996 (22.20%)1472 (32.81%)1040 (23.18%)2367 (34.53%)
PPD home¶2755 (54.87%)254 (59.91%)99 (67.35%)368 (48.55%)635 (50.00%)456 (48.67%)938 (63.77%)
PPD hospital104 (2.07%)33 (7.78%)11 (7.48%)15 (1.98%)4 (0.31%)5 (0.53%)34 (2.31%)
PPD care home1749 (34.83%)113 (31.37%)17 (11.56%)294 (38.79%)533 (41.94%)442 (47.17%)348 (23.66%)
PPD hospice413 (8.23%)24 (5.66%)20 (13.61%)81 (10.69%)99 (7.79%)34 (3.63%)151 (10.27%)
Died in PPD**1088/1384 (78.61%)14/28 (50%)14/24 (58.33%)101/153 (66.01%)366/452 (80.97%)326/351 (92.87%)267/376 (71.01%)
  • *P values represent proportion of patients with cancer versus non-cancer diagnosis in each cohort. Four hundred and thirty-eight patients did not have a diagnosis recorded.

  • †Others include vascular, renal, musculoskeletal, haematology, mental illness and endocrine.

  • ‡Number of patients with/without CoT whose place of death is documented on CMC.

  • § P values of those died in location compared with all those who died in other known locations.

  • ¶Number of patients with CMC documentation of PPD and CoT.

  • **Number of patients with recorded PPD, CoT and place of death on CMC.

  • CMC, Coordinate My Care; CoT, ceiling of treatment; CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation; PPD, preferred place of death.