PACE evening SEMINAR: Global Views on Palliative Care for Older People

When: 
25-05-2018
Where: 
Kursaal Bern (Kursaal Arena), Kornhausstrasse 3, 3000 Bern 22; www.kursaal-bern.ch

Global Views on Palliative Care for Older People: priorities in research and clinical practice  

Location: Kursaal Bern (Kursaal Arena), Kornhausstrasse 3, 3000 Bern 22
                 www.kursaal-bern.ch

 

Aims:

  • Explore state-of-the-art palliative care for older people in a range of settings
  • Bring together the PACE consortium with international experts to discuss global best practices  
  • Set priorities for further development of palliative care for older people.

 

Target audience:

  1. Delegates attending the EAPC RN World Research Congress
  2. Swiss healthcare professionals and careworker in long term care settings for older people
  3. Any healthcare worker with an interest in palliative care for older people in clinical and social settings

 

Registration:

 

Programme:

  • International Experts in palliative care for older people
  • Invited speakers & PACE Researchers
  • Presentations of the EU FP7 PACE project (2014-2019)
  • PACE poster presentations

 

Refreshments will be served before the meeting (coffee/fruits/sandwiches)

Time

Content/Title

Presenter (country)

                               Chair of the event: Sheila Payne (UK)

18.00

 Registration

 

18.30

 Welcome and introduction

Luc Deliens (BE)

18.35

 Comparing and improving palliative care in nursing and care   homes in Europe: results of the EU FP7 PACE project

  • Mapping palliative care in long term care facilities in Europe
  • Quality of dying, quality of end-of-life care and staff knowledge of palliative care in long term care facilities in 6 EU countries: cross-sectional survey
  • PACE Steps to Success to integrate palliative care in long term care facilities: cluster RCT

Lieve Van den Block (BE) &

Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen (NL)

 

 Palliative care as an integral element of quality care for older   people: a European civil society perspective

Borja Arrue (BE)

19.15

 Palliative care for older people in Africa and other   resource-poor areas

 

 

Richard Harding (UK)

 

19.35

 Palliative care and dementia care for older people in North-   America

 

Sean Morrison (US)

19.55

 Palliative care for older people in long term care facilities in   Australia

 

Deborah Parker (AUS)

20.15

 Discussion and reflection panel:

  • What are clinical priorities for the future? What are future research priorities?
  • How do we achieve them?

 

Panel Discussion Moderator:

Sheila Payne (UK)

Panel members:

Sophie Pautex (CH)

Katherine Froggatt (UK)

Katarzyna Szczerbinska (POL)

Lieve Van den Block (BE)

Giovanni Gambassi (IT)

 

20.45

 Future outcome of PACE and on Palliative Care in LTCFs &   closing remarks

 

Lieve Van den Block (BE)

 

 

 
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