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Do Not Resuscitate? DNACPR & people with learning disabilities

An event part of the PCPLD Network webinar series About this Event The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed huge problems with the way Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions are made, understood and communicated with people with learning disabilities and their families and carers. There have been reports of unlawful blanket decision-making and of DNACPR orders noted without discussion with the people involved. In this webinar, we will focus on some of the questions that have been raised over the…


Supporting people with learning disabilities in Bereavement webinar

An event part of the PCPLD Network webinar series. PCPLD stands for Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities. You can find out more here about PCPLD here: https://www.pcpld.org/about-us/ About this Event With Baroness Sheila Hollins, Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, Gemma Allen and Dr Jed Jerwood. It is being held on 9 February 2021, 12:30-1:30. You can register for the webinar by clicking this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-people-with-learning-disabilities-in-bereavement-webinar-tickets-131875919425


End of life care for people with learning disabilities… Are we prepared?

An event from Kingston And St Georges, Faculty Of Health, Social Care And Education in partnership with the charity, Palliative Care of People with Learning Disabilities. The webinar will be of particular interest to anyone who is involved in supporting people with learning disabilities who are reaching the end of life, and those who are bereaved. That includes families, carers, health and social care staff, service providers and commissioners. People with learning disabilities are also warmly invited to attend, although…

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