This course is only available to UNISON members.
Effective Communication in Palliative Dementia Care
Recognising the importance of effective communication in palliative care, this half day session will focus on why communication is affected by dementia and consider the challenges this presents in practice.
It will offer practical techniques to enable participants to communicate effectively with the person with dementia. The session is relevant to all members of the multidisciplinary team involved in caring for persons with dementia.
It is delivered by the NI Hospice
Tutor: NI Hospice
Tutor's organisation: NI Hospice
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Supporting Union Reps
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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