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Palliative Rehabilitation

Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section for Oncology and Palliative Care

Thursday, 28 September 2017 from 11:30 to 13:00 (BST)

Palliative Rehabilitation

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RCOT Specialist Section for Oncology and Palliative Care are hosting an engagement session to explore the roles of specialist and generalist occupational therapists when working with palliative patients.

This session is open to occupational therapists working within specialist palliative or oncology services, as well as those who are working with generic settings.

In these sessions, we will explore:

  • What is palliative care and palliative rehabilitation?
  • What political and national drivers are there, that are influencing palliative care and rehabilitation?
  • Whose responsibility is palliative care / occupational palliative rehabilitation?
  • What skills do Occupational Therapists have, to meet the needs of these patient groups?
  • When (if at all) would Occupational Therapists refer on to a specialist Occupational Therapist in Palliative Care?
  • What training have Occupational Therapists had in palliative care and complex symptom management?

If you are attending the West Midlands OPC Regional Meeting prior to this session please book your place via Lucy Davies

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St Giles Hospice,
Lindridge Road
Sutton Coldfield
B75 6JB
United Kingdom

Thursday, 28 September 2017 from 11:30 to 13:00 (BST)

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Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section for Oncology and Palliative Care

RCOT Specialist Section for Oncology and Palliative Care was established in the early 1990s to address the emerging issues of intervention with people with HIV, cancer and palliative care needs.

We respond to the changing needs of this caseload as many conditions such as cancer, HIV, neurological, renal and heart disease become more chronic.

Membership gives you the opportunity to share and access clincial expertise, information and evidence-based practise, contributing to your personal and professional development and facilitating best practise with your caseload.

Benefits of joining include:

  • Access to the membership for advice and specialist queries from other practitioners
  • Local meetings to enable discussion and support on clinical and non-clinical issues
  • Opportunity to consult on national guidance documents and publications
  • Important for Continued Professional Development (CPD) and registration requirements
  • Quarterly newsletters containing all the latest news and information related to HIV, oncology and palliative care across the UK and beyond
  • Reduced rate at our annual Study Day
  • Access to updated content on the website regarding pertinent issues to practice

Membership is open to RCOT members interested in furthering their knowledge of HIV, oncology and palliative care.

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