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Homelessness and Palliative Care
December 7, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This network is to establish a community of practice passionate about improving care and support for people experiencing homelessness with advanced ill health or who may benefit from palliative care support.
Legal rights and advocacy
May include topics such as, care act assessments, capacity assessments, supporting people with no recourse to public funds.
Trauma informed; person centred care
May include topics such as, psychological support, trauma informed approaches to care and supporting people who are neurodiverse or frail.
Issues specific to palliative care
May include palliative care interventions for reversible conditions where people are dying, discharge from hospice, increasing access to palliative care and bereavement support.
May include exploring pathways into palliative care, measuring “success” and improving access to accommodation when out of area.
Substance use at end of life
May include practical support, pain management and options available.
Prejudice and stigma
May include how to advocate for access to services, communicating with other services and supporting people in the emergency department.
Advance care planning
May include exploring the impact of uncertainty, what type of language to use and legacy making.
May include topics such as, how to promote collaboration between services for access and advocacy, fatality reviews, best practice from across the UK, supporting each other.
You can find out more, with details on how to register to these and other networks here: Marie Curie Project ECHO