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Everyday Compassion: Supportive responses to dying and bereavement by schools, neighbourhoods and workplaces

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)

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A conference exploring how to encourage open and supportive attitudes and behaviours relating to death, dying and bereavement in Scotland.

This major national conference, organised by the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care, will showcase and explore current thinking and practice relating to public health palliative care in Scotland. Bringing together experts from across Scotland and the UK, it will be a chance to explore this diverse field from various angles.

The conference will be of interest to anyone who wants to create more supportive environments relating to death, dying and bereavement in Scotland, including those working in schools, community development, palliative care, NHS, hospices, social care, human resources/employers, public health, care homes, care at home, policy-making and academia.


Speakers

Speakers and topics confirmed so far include:

 

Compassionate Communities

  • Professor Allan Kellehear, University of Bath

  • Dr Libby Sallnow, St Joseph's Hospice, London

  • Alison Bunce, Compassionate Inverclyde

Allan KellehearLibby SallnowAlison Bunce

 

Death education and bereavement support in schools

  • Dr Sally Paul, Lecturer in Social Work, University of Strathclyde

  • Helen Quinn, Teacher, St Francis Xavier’s Primary School

Sally Paul

 

Socio-economically disadvantaged communities

  • Dr Euan Paterson, GP Palliative Care Faciliator (Glasgow) and ex-Deep End GP

Euan Paterson

 

Media Awareness Campaigns

  • Brendan Smith, Creative Director, Enterprise Screen

Brendan Smith

 

Report

The conference will launch a new report by Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief and the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care, looking at practical next steps for Public Health Palliative Care in Scotland, including exploration of:

  • Compassionate Workplaces

  • Death Literacy

  • Funeral Poverty

  • Scaling up Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief work

  • Death education and bereavement support in schools

  • Compassionate Communities

  • Wills, Power of Attorney, Advance Directives

  • Media Awareness Campaigns

  • Supporting socio-economically disadvantaged communities


Open mic

There will be an opportunity for those working in the field to network and share their work with a national audience.

Do you have questions about Everyday Compassion: Supportive responses to dying and bereavement by schools, neighbourhoods and workplaces ? Contact Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief

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Renfield St Stephens Centre
260 Bath Street
G2 4JP Glasgow
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)


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Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief is an Alliance of organisations and individuals working together to raise public awareness of ways of dealing with death, dying and bereavement and promote community involvement in death, dying and bereavement. Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief is an initiative of the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care, Scottish Charity Number 17979

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