Forum On End Of Life 2019
DYING IS EVERYONE’S BUSINESS
- When: Thursday 24th October 2019
- Where: Dublin Castle, Hibernia Conference Centre
** Please note: Agenda may be subject to change
We have drawn our speakers and participants from a wide range of people, places, disciplines, communities, and interests. They all have one thing in common: dying is their business.
Keynote Presentation: ‘With the End in Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial’
Dr Mannix, a retired palliative care doctor will give us advice drawn from decades working in cancer management and palliative care. She helps the living through answering the most urgent, intimate and fascinating questions about the end-of-life process with touching honesty and humility.
Panel Presentations: “Dying is my Business”
Chaired by journalist and broadcaster, Claire Byrne. Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.
- Ian Connolly, Garda Sergeant (Retired)
- Dr Brian Farrell, Pathologist & Dublin City Coroner Emeritus
- Dr Fiona McElligott, Palliative Medicine Consultant, Temple Street Hospital
- Diarmuid Ó Coimín- End-of-life Care Coordinator, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Workshops (Delegates choose one)
Bás Café: Eat cake, drink tea and share thoughts on dying, death and bereavement
Q & A on Assisted Decision Making (Capacity Act) – Practical Implications for healthcare.
Enhancing adult bereavement care across Ireland
Grief at Work: When it’s not business as usual
Shaping the future in nursing home care
The Wisdom of Wills: Getting your legal house in order
Funerals, Past, Present and Future.
Focus Group (max 16 people): Shaping ‘People’s Charter’ in your community
Interview Session: ‘Grief is our common ground’
You can involve yourself with our Always Remembered sunflower, where will we ask you to engage with us and remember someone you love who has died. There will also be a photography exhibition from our Have Your Say campaign in 2016
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