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National Bereavement Forum, April 2020

The 4th National Bereavement Forum in Ireland is due to be held on Thursday April 2nd.

This is the only annual event that brings together people from all across Ireland who work in bereavement or encounter people who are bereaved through their daily work.

Venue: The Ashling Hotel, Dublin. Thursday April 2nd, 10am-4pm
The Ashling Hotel is a 2 minute walk from Heuston train station and Heuston Luas stop. View directions of how to get there.

The day is for organisations and individuals who work directly with bereaved people and also those who meet the bereaved in the course of their day to day work, for example GPs, social workers, bereavement volunteers, therapists, psychologists, frontline information service providers, psychiatrists and so on.

The day will include:

  • The launch of the Adult Bereavement Care Framework
    Guest speaker to be confirmed
  • The impact of GDPR and consent on the provision of bereavement services
    Speaker: Marie Tighe, Project Manager, HSE National Office for Assisted Decision Making and Consent
  • The development of the Adult Bereavement Care Framework and the implication for services
    Speaker: Dr. Amanda Roberts, Bereavement Development Officer, The Irish Hospice Foundation. Plus guests
  • Developments in bereavement care across Ireland
    Speakers to be confirmed

There will be lots of opportunities to network, ask questions and learn about recent developments in bereavement in Ireland throughout the day. A resource table will be available for organisations and individuals to circulate information about their service.

The event is FREE but you must BOOK YOUR TICKET through Eventbrite. Click here to register.

If you have any questions about the event please email Amanda Roberts at amanda.roberts@hospicefoundation.ie

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