Supporting family carers in palliative care: rhetoric or reality?

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Supporting family carers in palliative care: rhetoric or reality?

Giving family carers a voice: a one day conference on carer assessment and support

Wednesday 2 March, 10:00 am to 4:00pm

Milton Keynes

Cost: £15 per delegate

This one-day conference is dedicated to the exploration of a person-centred approach to supporting carers within palliative care and end of life.

Researchers from The University of Manchester (Professor Gunn Grade, Dr Janet Diffin and Dr Lynn Austin) and the University of Cambridge (Dr Gail Ewing) are hosting this conference.

The event aims to bring together practitioners, carers, researchers and policy makers to consider how best to support informal caregivers, who play such a vital role when a family member or friend is near the end of life.This important event will provide a unique opportunity to explore how we can achieve a person-centred approach to supporting carers in palliative and end of life care.

During the day there will be presentations, networking opportunities and interactive discussion sessions including:

  • How to ensure meaningful support for family carers in palliative / end of life care: national perspectives
  • Integrating carer support needs assessment in a variety of services: practitioner voices

For a preliminary conference programme and registration details please click here.

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