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Updated on: 11-Jun-2016

Title: Mary Potter Hospice – Masterclass: Neurodegenerative Disorders & Palliative Care

Source/Link: http://marypotter.org.nz/registration/node/1810

Description: This workshop looks at a range of neurodegenerative disorders and how to work with people as they transition to palliative care. It is led by Dr Janet Turnbull, psychogeriatrician who works with Mary Potter Hospice and in general medicine.

The sessions will cover diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body Dementia; Cerebrovascular and Stroke; Huntington’s; Parkinson’s and Motor Neurone Disease and has been designed for clinical health professionals working with palliative patients and family and whānau.

Appropriate Audience: Clinical health professionals working with palliative patients and their family/whānau.

Pricing: Please see website for course pricing.

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 29 Jun 2017, 9:55 AM

Title: Te Ara Whakapiri – Principles and Guidance for the Last Days of Life

Source/Link: http://www.hospice.org.nz/resources/te-ara-whakapiri

Description: Te Ara Whakapiri: Principles and guidance for the last days of life outlines the essential components and considerations required to promote quality care at the end of life for all adults in New Zealand. It also provides examples of useful approaches and tools that will serve as aids for the development of national and/or local resources as part of implementation.

The guidance document is based on an extensive evaluation of the available literature and is informed by local research. This ensures it is applicable to the unique context that is Aotearoa New Zealand.

The document has been endorsed by key professional health organisations in New Zealand. It marks a major step towards ensuring that all health care services across the country are focused on delivering the very best care for people who are dying and for their family/whānau whatever the setting.

Contact:

Online contact form - http://www.hospice.org.nz/contact-us

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 04 Aug 2017, 12:34 PM

Title: Te Ara Whakapiri – Principles and Guidance for the Last Days of Life

Source/Link: http://www.hospice.org.nz/resources/te-ara-whakapiri

Description: Te Ara Whakapiri: Principles and guidance for the last days of life outlines the essential components and considerations required to promote quality care at the end of life for all adults in New Zealand. It also provides examples of useful approaches and tools that will serve as aids for the development of national and/or local resources as part of implementation.

The guidance document is based on an extensive evaluation of the available literature and is informed by local research. This ensures it is applicable to the unique context that is Aotearoa New Zealand.

The document has been endorsed by key professional health organisations in New Zealand. It marks a major step towards ensuring that all health care services across the country are focused on delivering the very best care for people who are dying and for their family/whānau whatever the setting.

Contact:

Online contact form - http://www.hospice.org.nz/contact-us

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 20 Oct 2017, 4:20 PM