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The Mental Capacity Act & Advance Care Planning Training
19 December 2014
We’re delighted to announce two new training workshops, providing a ‘how to’ approach to these key areas of care. Join us for a half day and choose from workshops covering the Mental Capacity Act (morning) OR Advance Care Planning (afternoon). Attend both workshops, and receive an extra 10% off the registration fee.
New PhD in collaboration with Northumbria University announced
18 December 2014
Based at Northumbria University, this PhD on 'Understanding processes of engagement for the disadvantaged dying' will be conducted in close collaboration with the National Council for Palliative Care.
"Uncomfortable" Brits struggle to support the bereaved
10 December 2014
Almost half of Britons (47%) say they would feel uncomfortable talking to someone who has been recently bereaved, and many bereaved people have experienced negative reactions to their grief, including people avoiding them and the loss of friendships, according to a new study released by the Dying Matters Coalition.
New film from SCIE and NCPC: Thinking about the words we use
10 December 2014
A new video, launched today at the 9th Annual Conference on Dementia and End of Life, addresses poor communication in care for people who are dying.
NCPC comment on NHS England’s Actions for End of Life Care 2014-16 publication
17 November 2014
The most significant policy document since the End of Life Care Strategy for England outlines future plans.
Find Me Help launches as a micro-site
10 November 2014
Find Me Help, the UK's most comprehensive search tool for people in the last years of life, their carers, family and friends, has been launched as micro-site.