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Palliative Care Seminars for Care Homes


These lunchtime seminars are for professionals working in care homes.

Who the course is for

These seminars are for professionals working in care homes in particular senior nurses and registered managers.

Learning method

These lunchtime seminars are delivered over MS Teams. 

What you will learn

  • Working well with NEAS.
  • Prescribing towards the end of life.
  • Recognising the deteriorating patient.
  • Decision making in line with the MCA.
  • Mental health services and care homes: mutual aim.

Course benefits

Sessions are a series of lunchtime seminars hosted online using Microsoft Teams.

Course dates and times 

Date Time Topic Delivered by 
Thursday 18 April 202412.00noon to 12.50pmPrescribing towards the end of life Alex Nicholson, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, CDDFT  
Tuesday 18 June 202412.00noon to 12.50pmRecognising the deteriorating patient Lucy Nicholson, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, CDDFT
Wednesday 16 October 2024 12.00noon to 12.50pmDecision making in line with the MCADavid Oxeham, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, CDDFT 
Thursday 12 December 202412.00noon to 12.50pmMental health services and care homes: mutual aimAnnabelle Plying, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, CDDFT

How to book 

If you would like to attend these lunchtime seminars please send your name, role and affiliation (employer or care home) and email address to cddft.endoflifeeducation@nhs.net.

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