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Improving the Care of Dying Adults in the last days of life: Improving care and support during Covid-19

Tuesday 19 Jan 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

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“The COVID-19 outbreak currently being experienced around the world is unprecedented and requires everyone to work together to contribute to the health and well-being of populations as well as ensure that appropriate guidance and sharing of good practice occurs. This is essential in order to support the care of patients at the end of their lives or who are significantly unwell as the result of both COVID-19 or other possibly life-limiting illnesses.”

The Association for Palliative Care Medicine 2020

This national conference will look at improving care of the dying adults in the last days of life with a particular focus on care and support during the Covid-19 pandemic.

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with those working to improve care in the last days of life
  • Reflect on the lived experience of a person with a terminal illness during Covid-19
  • Understand current best practice in caring for people at the end of life during the current pandemic, including those dying from Covid-19 related complications 
  • Monitor progress and adherence against the National Quality Standard and the implications and challenges of Covid-19
  • Supporting people dying at home during Covid-19
  • Improving communication skills and competence in dealing with distressing conversations at the end of life
  • Ensure best practice in clinical management of the dying phase including symptom control, hydration and prescribing including specific issues around managing coronavirus symptoms at the end of life 
  • Explore latest evidence in predicting and recognising last days of life and managing uncertainty
  • Develop effective personalised care planning for every end of life care patient 
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

100% of delegates at our previous conference on this subject would recommend it to a colleague

Chair & Speakers Include:

Dr Ros Taylor

Consultant, Palliative Care
St Francis Hospice

MBE Lucy Watts

Ambassador & Young Avenger Together for Short Lives People in Partnership Steering Group Member Hospice UK

Dr Angela Halley

Consultant in Palliative Care
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Virtual Attendance

Our online virtual events include a combination of live webcam presentations, training materials, video sessions and interactive exercises.

All you need is a quiet space, a good internet connection and PC or laptop with camera and microphone to allow you to see, hear and speak to the facilitator and other delegates. We will provide full instructions for accessing the platform along with login details. 

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Virtual Training

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience o 
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  

Enquire

Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Fee Options

NHS, Social Care, Private Healthcare Organisations & Universities

£295.00

(£354.00)

Voluntary sector & charities

£250.00

(£300.00)

Commercial organisations

£495.00

(£594.00)

(Prices in brackets include VAT)

Discounts

Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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