Advance Care Planning, Managing Boundaries, Dysphagia & feeding at risk

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  • Date:

    7th February 2019 9:15 am

  • Price:

    Full day £75 / Half day £40

  • Location:

    Warwick Myton Hospice

  • Summary:

    A selection of education sessions relating to palliative & end of life care.


  • This day combines three topics. In the morning you will explore the role of advance care planning, including practical application. In the afternoon you will examine the importance of maintaining appropriate boundaries in your relationships with patients and families, and finally, learn about swallowing problems and their management - something which is prevalent in this client group.

    09:15 Registration and refreshments


    09:30 - 12:30 Advance Care Planning


    Description: An opportunity to explore the role of advance care planning in palliative care, including the electronic palliative care coordination system for Coventry and Warwickshire (the CASTLE Register).

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Define advance care planning.

    • Explain how advance care planning relates to the Mental Capacity Act.

    • Discuss the benefits and risks of advance care planning.

    • Explore how to start a conversation about advance care planning.

    • Complete an advance care plan (using a case study).

    • Explain the benefits of the CASTLE Register.

    • Observe and discuss the use of the CASTLE Register.


    Target audience: Health and social care staff caring for people with life limiting conditions, including Dementia.
    Facilitators: Dr Sarah MacLaran and Karen Badgery

    12:30 - 13:30 Lunch (provided for full day delegates)


    13:30 - 14:30 - Managing Boundaries: Is it possible to care too much?


    Description: A short one-hour session on managing your Professional Boundaries

    Outcomes: on the session participants will explore:

    • What are Boundaries?

    • Why Do We Need Them?

    • What’s Okay/ Not Okay?

    • Boundary Violations

    • How Do We Use Them?

    • How to Set Boundaries

    • What’s Your Responsibility?


    Target Audience: All health and social care staff.
    Facilitator – Dr James Parker, Consultant Clinical Psychologist


    14:45 - 16:15 Dysphagia and feeding at risk.


    Description: A chance to explore the practical and ethical issues surrounding swallowing problems towards the end of life.

    Learning Outcomes/Session Content

    • Anatomy & physiology of swallowing

    • Causes of deteriorating swallow & dysphagia

    • The role of Speech & Language Therapy in end of life care

    • Feed at risk: decisions, conversations & implications

    • Practical feeding tips & considerations

    • Practical session & case studies


    Target Audience: All health and social care staff
    Facilitator: Leonora Small, Speech & Language Therapist, Community Mental Health Team.

    Book online today

    For more information please call us on 01926 838 802 or email education@mytonhospice.org
  • This day combines three topics. In the morning you will explore the role of advance care planning, including practical application. In the afternoon you will examine the importance of maintaining appropriate boundaries in your relationships with patients and families, and finally, learn about swallowing problems and their management - something which is prevalent in this client group.

    09:15 Registration and refreshments


    09:30 - 12:30 Advance Care Planning


    Description: An opportunity to explore the role of advance care planning in palliative care, including the electronic palliative care coordination system for Coventry and Warwickshire (the CASTLE Register).

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Define advance care planning.

    • Explain how advance care planning relates to the Mental Capacity Act.

    • Discuss the benefits and risks of advance care planning.

    • Explore how to start a conversation about advance care planning.

    • Complete an advance care plan (using a case study).

    • Explain the benefits of the CASTLE Register.

    • Observe and discuss the use of the CASTLE Register.


    Target audience: Health and social care staff caring for people with life limiting conditions, including Dementia.
    Facilitators: Dr Sarah MacLaran and Karen Badgery

    Book online today

    For more information please call us on 01926 838 802 or email education@mytonhospice.org
  • 13:30 - 14:30 - Managing Boundaries: Is it possible to care too much?


    Description: A short one-hour session on managing your Professional Boundaries

    Outcomes: on the session participants will explore:

    • What are Boundaries?

    • Why Do We Need Them?

    • What’s Okay/ Not Okay?

    • Boundary Violations

    • How Do We Use Them?

    • How to Set Boundaries

    • What’s Your Responsibility?


    Target Audience: All health and social care staff.
    Facilitator – Dr James Parker, Consultant Clinical Psychologist


    14:45 - 16:15 Dysphagia and feeding at risk.


    Description: A chance to explore the practical and ethical issues surrounding swallowing problems towards the end of life.

    Learning Outcomes/Session Content

    • Anatomy & physiology of swallowing

    • Causes of deteriorating swallow & dysphagia

    • The role of Speech & Language Therapy in end of life care

    • Feed at risk: decisions, conversations & implications

    • Practical feeding tips & considerations

    • Practical session & case studies


    Target Audience: All health and social care staff
    Facilitator: Leonora Small, Speech & Language Therapist, Community Mental Health Team.

    Book online today

    For more information please call us on 01926 838 802 or email education@mytonhospice.org