The Power of Partnership
End of Life Care for People with Dementia Conference 10th December 2009 Regent's College London
Why this conference?
Good quality end of life care is at the heart of the Government's End of Life Care Strategy. Good quality care is central to the Government's National Dementia Strategy. The National Council for Palliative Care's Dementia Project aims to bring the two together to really improve care for dementia patients.
This partnership event between the National Council for Palliative Care, the NHS End of Life Care Programme, 'for dementia' and the Alzhemier's Society will light the way forward for anyone involved in caring for people with dementia and provide valuable good practice examples.
This conference will:
- Highlight the important issues for people with dementia nearing the end of their life
- Discuss the policy context for the development of palliative and end of life care for people with dementia
- Highlight the power of partnership working
- Explore and share examples of best practice in palliative and end of life care from around the country
- Create an opportunity to discuss some of the related ethical issues provide a valuable forum for people working in dementia care
Who should attend?
- Chief Executives and Directors of Commissioning from Primary and Secondary Care Trusts
- Local Authority and Social Care Providers, Health and Social care Policy makers
- Care Home staff, Palliative Care Specialists across all sectors
- District Nurses, General Practitioners, Admiral Nurses, Macmillan Nurses, Marie Curie Nurses