The Palliative, End of Life and Bereavement Education Database is a searchable database of courses offered by hospices, universities, colleges, charities, professional organisations at a varying level through to Masters of Science and Doctoral level. It allows you to search for a variety of courses, workshops, conferences as well as full and part-time courses. The aim is to improve access to palliative care education across the Island of Ireland. To access this online education directory, click HERE
SPHeRE Network Research Policy Brief Series
UCC SPHeRE Scholar Kieran Walsh has released a new policy brief entitled: ‘Antipsychotic Prescribing in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: A Challenging Issue’ Full-text available HERE
AIIHPC recently launched The Palliative Hub (http://www.thepalliativehub.com/about-us), an online gateway to information and resources about palliative care which includes:
- Palliative Hub – Children and Young People – website for parents and families of children and young people with life limiting conditions
- Palliative Hub – Adult – website for people with life limiting conditions, their carers and family members
- Palliative Hub – Learning Platform – an online learning environment including a number of free to access online learning programmes for professionals and the public
- Palliative Hub – Professional – website providing resources for health and social care professionals, researchers and educators.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland – Older People in Acute Care Improvement Programme has launched a series of videos on delirium. The videos could be used in a variety of ways to continue to raise awareness of the importance of listening to family members and to further engage a range of partners. The videos highlight three individual stories told by women of their mothers’ experience of delirium.
Delirium: a daughter’s perspective
First Signs of Delirium
Causes of Delirium
Help and Reassurance
School for Change Agents is a 5 week online learning programme for change activists in health, social care and related sectors. It consists of five modules, handbook and study guides and is completely free. You can watch recording of the live webinars HERE
Module 1: Being a health and care agent: change starts with me
Module 2: From me to we: creating connections and building communities
Module 3: Rolling with resistance
Module 4: Making change happen
Module 5: Moving beyond the edge
Welcome – Fáilte !
Milford Care Centre is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation and registered charity. It was first established by the Little Company of Mary Sisters in 1928 and now provides Specialist Palliative Care and Older Persons Services in the Mid West of Ireland.
Milford Care Centre is a major provider of education in palliative care, gerontology, clinical skills and bereavement care in Ireland. For more information on our courses go Milford Care Centre courses
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