Looking at the future of Social Care and terminal illness

Section: Health and Social Care Integration Policy into Practice Location: Glasgow City Date of event: 09/10/2019 at 13:30 – 16:00

Exploring how social care can support people with a terminal illness and approaching end of life.

The Scottish Non-Malignant Palliative Care Forum and The ALLIANCE invite you to attend a half-day event exploring the future of social care, focusing particularly on supporting people with a terminal illness and approaching end of life.

We will explore:

  • the sustainability of the current approach to social care, including care at home and residential care in relation to palliative and end of life care;
  • how social care would look and be financed in 2030;
  • the number of different bodies involved in organising or delivering social care and support to those approaching end of life;
  • issues of capacity in social care and supporting people approaching end of life.

Attendance is free but space is limited. To register, please visit the event website (this link will take you away from our website).

The programme is as follows:

13:00 – Arrival, tea and coffee

14:00 – Welcome from Di Rennie, Chair of Scottish Non-Malignant Palliative Care Forum

14:15 – Opening statements:

  • Margaret McKeith, National Lead for House of Care, The ALLIANCE
  • Alison McDonald, Health of Older People and Access/Chief Nurse of East Lothian HSCP
  • Caroline Deane, Workforce Policy and Practice Lead, Scottish Care
  • Louise Long, Chief Officer, Inverclyde HSCP

14:45 – Panel discussion and Q&A, chaired by Richard Meade, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Marie Curie

15:45 – Closing remarks from Di Rennie

This event is run in partnership with:

  • Marie Curie
  • British Heart Foundation
  • Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

Event details

Time:13:30 – 16:00
Address:The Music Room
Glasgow Concert Hall
Sauchiehall Street
G2 3NY

For more details contact

Name:Hannah Tweed
Phone number:0141 404 0231
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