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Providing dynamic symptom control and palliative care at home: why multiagency care matters

08 October 2018 - 9:00 AM  |  Martin House, Grove Road, Boston Spa, Wetherby, LS23 6TX
Price: £30.00
Providing dynamic symptom control and palliative care at home: why multiagency care matters 

The topic for this workshop is symptom control and palliative care at home, which aims to develop professional’s understanding of how multiagency, interdisciplinary care at home can benefit children and families who wish to be cared for at home. 

The day will include sessions of case studies, detailing effective care provision, the role of the general practitioner, rapid discharge from hospital, and the role of the children’s hospice when families chose to remain at home.

There will also be opportunity for a tour of Martin House, and to discuss the care services we offer, including education, development and training provision, with our staff.
Learning outcomes:
The workshops will enable professionals to understand:
  • the options available to families in terms of choice in place of care.
  • the discharge planning process form hospital to home.
  • the role of the GP, and how to work with GPs when caring for children at home.
  • how children’s hospice care can complement other services involved in caring for children at home.
  • Support available to children and families that complements clinical care, including music, and art and complementary therapies.
 In addition, professionals will have the opportunity to:
  • network with a range of professionals from across the region who are involved in providing palliative care to children and young people.
  • discuss challenges they have faced in practice, and seek solutions from others in attendance.
  • Have a look around Martin House and Whitby Lodge, and the services we provide.
Who should attend?

Our professional study days are designed for any professional involved in caring for neonates, children and young people with palliative care needs, including nurses, doctors, social workers, teachers, health visitors, school nurses, GPs.  If you work with children, you’re welcome to attend. 

Early bird: £30 (before 14th Sept), standard £40
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