This course is only available to UNISON members.
Introduction to Palliative Dementia Care
This course is relevant to all members of the multidisciplinary team that care for persons with dementia. Recognising the palliative nature of the condition, it will cover the different types of dementia and consider how holistic assessment of the person with dementia and those that matter to them can contribute to overall wellbeing. It will also include practical ways of supporting the person and their carers through multi professional team working.
It will be delivered by the NI Hospice
Tutor: NI Hospice
Tutor's organisation: NI Hospice
10:00 am - 12:30 am
18 May (3 half-days) - Public Speaking - Belfast
‘My Name is ………. And I’m a first-time speaker’
Ahead of the 2022 National delegate conference, attend this programme with communications experts Bespoke Communications to develop your public speaking strengths and abilities.
Over the course of three interactive workshops, you will build up the ability to communicate with clarity and confidence. Reluctant presenters will build confidence, and seasoned speakers with give speeches with renewed energy and fresh techniques. We will build up a powerful system for communication so that when you take to the stage at the Conference, you are ready to make your voice heard.
Bargaining and Equality
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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