About the course
This one-day Maudsley Masterclass will provide clinicians who work with people with dementia the knowledge and skills to ensure that service users receive the highest quality care at the end of life. The course will cover all aspects of end of life care, focusing on the special needs of people with dementia. By the end of the day learners will feel confident in having early conversations about advanced decision-making as well facilitating care planning at the end of life. The learning outcomes and curriculum map to the End of Life Care Core Skills Education and Training Framework (Health Education England, 2017).
Course presented by Sandra Parish
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After taking this course, participants will be able to:
- Facilitate end of life care discussions utilising resources supporting patient care across the dementia pathway.
- Facilitate conversations about advanced decision-making with service users and families.
- Educate service users and their families about the financial and legal frameworks available to them.
- Use the Gold Standards Framework to support the early identification of patients nearing the end of life.
Carer, Clinical psychologist, Consultant – psychiatry, CT1-3 – psychiatry, GP, GPVTS, Medical student, Nursing student, Psychology student, RGN, RMN, Social worker, ST4-7 – psychiatry
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The fusion of Education and the Health Service is extremely exciting and now indeed essential; I am thrilled that St Mary’s is at the forefront of this. I am truly invigorated to disseminate many nuggets of wisdom and tangible strategies gained yesterday to my entire school community.
The knowledge and skills help children in many areas e.g. friendships, learning, attitude, dealing with problems at home and school. Skills will stay with them as they progress helping them to be reflective and emotionally resilient.