Putting Dignity into Dying: The Final Days of Life

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General information

Title:

Putting Dignity into Dying: The Final Days of Life

 

Organiser:

The End of Life Partnership

 

Description:

A recent Ombudsman Report highlighted six areas where people's suffering could have been avoided or lessened with the right care and treatment as they approached the end of their lives. This conference aims to consider how dignity can be addressed and maintained. It is suitable for all care and support staff who have contact with people in the final days of life. During the day there will be discussion, critical reflection and opportunity to hear about practical experiences.

 

Date:

17/11/2016 - 17/11/2016

 

Registration closing date:

17/11/2016

 

Event contact deails

Contact Email:

 

Contact Phone Number:

01270 758120
 

Venue

Name:

Cranage Hall

 

Address:

Holmes Chapel
Cheshire
CW4 8EW

 

Programme information

Programme:

Content of the day will include:

  • What is dignity and how do we enhance it in end of life care?
  • A carer perspective of supporting a family member at the end of life
  • Good practice examples from Namaste Care, a hospital volunteer programme and a project supporting frail people at the end of life
  • Interactive theatre session around challenging communication
  • Moving forward to put dignity into dying

Chair: Professor Mo Ray, Professor of Gerontological Social Work, Keele University

Speakers to include:

  • Professor Mari Lloyd Williams, Professor / Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine , University of Liverpool
  • Anita Roberts, Senior Lecturer, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool
  • Dr Karen Groves, Medical & Education Director, Queenscourt Hospice, Southport

 

Event documents

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