Palliative Care MasterClass 2020
This Palliative Care MasterClass is a two day residential course in Sheffield with a programme focusing on Parkinson's disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis (MS) and motor neurone disease (MND).
The course is aimed at a variety of health professionals who want to advance their skills in palliative care, including palliative care specialists, neurologists, specialist nurses (palliative or neurology), geriatricians, specialist registrars, and GPs.
Costs and accommodation:
The course will cost £462 (incl. VAT), which includes all meeting materials and an evening dinner. Accommodation is not included in the course fee and delegates are responsible for their own travel costs.
We can offer you a rate of £65 per night (incl. breakfast) at the course venue Halifax Hall hotel*. Please let us know if you require accommodation when you apply for the course. Please be aware that the MasterClass starts at 8:45 in Sheffield. If you’re making a long trip to the course, we can book a room for you for the night before, to make sure you are rested prior to the MasterClass.
The additional cost will be added to your course invoice, once your place is confirmed and we will book a room for you.
Places are confirmed on a first come basis following receipt of the completed application form. A pre-course needs assessment will need to be completed to ensure the course is adapted for each individuals needs. This will be sent to you upon confirmation.
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SpeakersDr Ed Richfield
Consultant in elderly medicine, North Bristol NHS Trust Dr Ross Dunne
Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust Dr George Crowther
Consultant in Old Age Liaison Psychiatry, Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust Jennifer Casson
Team Leader for the Advanced Dementia Support Team, Occupational Therapist, End of Life Partnership Dr Karen Harrison Dening
Head of Research & Publications, Dementia UK and Admiral Nursing, Professor of Dementia Nursing (honorary), De Montfort University, Leicester Dr Gemma Cummins
Consultant Neurologist, Consultant Neurologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust Dr Siva Nair
Consultant Neurologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Sean White
Home Enteral Feed Dietitian, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Prof Suresh Chhetri
Consultant Neurologist, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Pauline Callagher
Care Centre Co-ordinator, Preston MND Care and Research Centre
For every person, at any stage
Palliative Care Academy challenges the idea of palliative care as a late-stage service. Whilst recognising the practical nuances and bespoke approaches needed in palliative care for people with dementia, Parkinson's, MS and motor neurone disease respectively, the Academy promotes a holistic and positive approach to palliative care at any stage of any condition.