DEMENTIA: ONE DAY MASTERCLASS: End of Life 25 January 2017
DEMENTIA: ONE DAY MASTERCLASS: End of Life 25 January 2017

DEMENTIA: ONE DAY MASTERCLASS: End of Life 25 January 2017

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End of Life in Dementia Care - 1 day masterclass

This Masterclass will equip you with knowledge and skills to support you to improve care within your organisation for those people who are at end of life. The teaching will use a variety of methods. The approach is of interactive and inclusive learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise good practice in end of life care and the potential barriers to enable this to be provided.

  • Understand and explore the experience of the end of life journey for both the perspective of the person living with dementia and their family/carers.

  • Appreciate the importance of partnership working within your own practice and service to enable best possible end of life care.

The content includes:

  • Knowledge of current, research and evidence, including key documents which explore the concept end of life care and dementia.

  • Recognise your own feelings and values about end of life care and its potential impact in the care that you deliver, reflecting upon the issues of staff support

  • Understanding the complexity that dementia adds to end of life care, this will include communication, pain, nutrition and capacity.

  • Explore the benefits of using pain assessment tools for end of life and identify an appropriate tool for your area of practice

  • Explore the role of lasting power of attorney and advance care plans

  • Recognise potential barriers to effective end of life care within your area of practice.

  • Understand the need for a multi-professional approach to effective end of life care management.

  • Using clinical case studies to inform practice and develop an action plan.

Target audience

Any health and social care staff involved in the end of life support of somebody living with dementia. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the workshop.

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The Association for Dementia Studies


25 January 2017


University of Worcester

Masterclass Fee

£150*(£125 Early bird rate available until 14 December)

For details on availability and how to apply:

Please register here attend or contact: Association for Dementia Studies tel: 01905 54 2531 or e-mail

*All students employed by a Worcestershire NHS Trust or Wye Valley NHS Trust have to complete a study leave form (or equivalent) if they want (a) to study in works time, or (b) want the Trust to fund or part fund the course, or both. Upon receipt of your approved trust study leave form you will receive notification that your place is booked. If you attend these days without an approved study leave form you will be charged.

In any given year the availability of conferences, events and study days will depend on delegate numbers. In the event of a conference, event or study day not being run, due to a low number of delegates registering, delegates will in these circumstances be offered a full refund; otherwise no refund of fees will be made


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Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Mike Watts on 01905 542531 or email

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes - you can amend your registration details on Eventbrite. However, after registration and payment of the workshop fee no refunds will be made unless the worskhop is cancelled due to insufficient delegates registering.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes - information on Eventbrite can be amended but if you have problems please contact Mike Watts on 01905 542531 or email

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