Dying for a Home

Calendars: UK.

A one day conference, organised by St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice, for those working with homeless people who may be approaching end of life. A varied programme to look at latest research around homelessness and palliative and end of life care, and some practical examples to improve practice for all.

Who may benefit from this?

People working in hospices, hostels, hospitals – including hospital discharge teams, social workers, G.P’s, District Nurses, housing workers, care agencies, mental health workers, drugs and alcohol workers, volunteers within homeless services, CCG commissioners

When?

Thursday 28th November at Crewe Alex Football stadium, Gresty Road, Crewe CW2 6EB (free parking and only 6 minute walk from Crewe railway station)

Registration 9-9.30 for 09.45 start close at 16.30

Tea/coffees and light cold lunch included

Due to generous sponsorship we are able to offer places at £20 per person and free to those volunteering within homelessness sector

If you are a volunteer there is no charge – however to book your place please call 01606 555694

Keynote speakers

Dr. Caroline Shulman GP. Clinical lead in Pathway homelessness team, King’s College London. Honorary senior lecturer University College Hospital London and winner of Palliative Medicine paper of the year 2018

Wendy Ann Webb. Advance Nurse Practioner. Florence Nightingale Scholar. Queens Nurse and 3rd year PhD scholar working on ‘end of life priorities of people experiencing homelessness.’

A choice of 2 out of 3 afternoon workshops (may not get first choice if some oversubscribed)

The 3 workshops are:

Housing regulation and guidance (Cheshire East Council)

Drugs and alcohol misuse and end of life care (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Hospice and Homeless – a natural collaboration? (St Luke’s Homelessness Team)

Plenary of short stories from around the country to finish.

Chaired by Dr. Tony Hoy

Please call 01606 555694 with questions/queries. To book visit https://www.slhospice.co.uk/events/conference/