South West Regional Meeting

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Date(s) - 15/06/2016
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dorothy House Hospice Care


Association of Palliative Care Social Workers

South West Regional Meeting

Wednesday 15th June, 10am-3pm



Venue:  Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, BA15 2LE

Tel. 01225 722988


When you get to Dorothy House, please come to the main reception.  Parking can be difficult.  You can double park, provided you leave your car registration details with Reception.    We are not supposed to park in the village, but sometimes needs must…..





10-10.30                                  Arrive + coffee/tea


10.30                                       Welcome/housekeeping

National Updates, Regional News


11.00-11.45                             Supporting children pre- and post bereavement

Work being developed at Dorothy House and what other hospices are doing


11.45-12.30                             Equality in hospice provision

Picking up on discussion at last meeting about people with a non-cancer diagnosis getting a lesser deal from hospices and other aspects of equality.  How are hospices approaching this?


12.30 – 1.30                            Lunch (provided for donation) & catch up


1.30 – 3.00                              Palliative social work practice from across the region

Please bring an example of social practice to share and reflect on.


3.00                                         Depart