Conversations about Death and Dying

Date:

05/09/2018

Location:

COSLA Conference Centre, Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh

Time:

9:15 am

5 hour CPD Event for Legal Professionals, Health Professionals, Social Work and Social Care Professionals to encourage discussions around end of life issues.

56,000 people die every year in Scotland, yet as a society we rarely talk about death and dying. Medical developments mean that we are living longer and that death has become more medicalised. This has impacted on our ability to talk about death and dying.

Learning Outcomes

Understanding the policy landscape surrounding death and dying
Increased awareness about how to talk about death, dying and bereavement with individuals and families
Understanding the role of health, legal, religious and social care services in delivering person-centred care in the final phase of life
Nurturing and empowering patients to make sound decisions: planning, financial arrangements and medical
Sharing and learning from good practice from across the sector.

Full details of speakers can be found here.

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