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Friday 24 October 2014
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APDCL Education

At the 2010 APDCL Conference the APDCL committee discussed the revised course for Day Care Leaders/ staff, titled ‘Developing and Delivering Quality Assured Palliative Day Care Services’.

The first course was held in February at Ashton University, Birmingham and  it was a huge success. Feedback from delegates confirmed that this course provided the opportunity for delegates to reflect on  their current practice and share best practice. A wide range of issues were covered and the course content was extremely pertinent to current day care practice. I have enclosed the evaluation for your interest.

APDCL Committee will be looking at dates for next year’s course, so watch this space!

Any queries please contact APDCL Chair.

This 2 day residential course is aimed at APCDL members who are Qualified Health and Social Care Professionals working in palliative day care settings and clinicians with an interest in day services.

The aim of the event is to equip professionals working within palliative care services with the knowledge and skills to ensure high quality services that meets the needs of attendees and their families.

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the complex nature of palliative care services across the UK

  • Explore the roles of day care team members

  • Examine the strategies and systems that underpin the quality of palliative day care provision

  • Examine the components of day care provision that are required to provide a holistic and individualised service that meets the needs of attendees and their families

Developing and Delivering Quality Assured Palliative Day Care Services - aims and outcomes