Palliative Care Week, 13 to 19 September: ‘Palliative Care - In This Together’

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The week long campaign aims to raise awareness of the difference palliative care can make to people with a life-limiting illness or condition, to carers and to families throughout the island of Ireland.

Quality of life is improved where all supports for a person with palliative care needs are in place, including the wider community alongside health and social care services. This has been a feature of the outstanding community response to COVID-19. Let’s apply that community spirit by continuing to support those with serious and progressive illness to live well until the end of their lives; ‘Palliative Care: In This Together’.

How to get involved: If you feel you can help raise awareness about palliative care you can contact bpirihi@aiihpc.org to request leaflets, posters and social media frames which will be posted to you free of charge or you can  download promotional materials: Link

Free Events: Palliative care week will offer a number of free events for members of the public and health researchers, educators and healthcare professionals to attend. One such event includes a keynote webinar by Professor Charles Normand, 'Palliative Care : Future Challenges for Ireland'. To register for this free online event click on the link provided: Register Here

To learn more about what's happening during Palliative Care Week you can follow @AIIHPC #pallcareweek for updates or visit The Palliative Hub website: Link

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
26th Aug, 2020
Region
Nationwide
Expiry Date
19th Sep, 2020