We believe everyone has the right to high quality care and support at the end of life
However, we remain aware that many communities experience different levels of access to hospice services. Many people, through no fault of their own, face additional barriers when accessing the high quality care and support we know to be their right.
“Inequality in end of life care reflects wider inequality in society. The people who don’t receive the care they need and deserve when they die are most likely to be those who have already encountered unfairness and discrimination throughout their lives.” - Hospice UK
It’s essential our palliative and end of life care community is continuously encouraged to take action to promote diversity and inclusion in all areas of their work.
This one-day conference will work to drive lasting change in the hospice sector. Throughout the day, speakers will provide a platform to share knowledge, experience and best practice in their specific area of expertise. Attendees will be encouraged to ask questions and learn from the experiences of those doing those already advocating for change.
Attendees will hear from professionals with a range of expertise relating to EDI in end of life care. Speakers will share knowledge and advice around:
- Considering intersectionality in health and social care provision
- Equality law and requirements
- Trans and gender diverse communities’ access to and experiences of palliative and end of life care
- Homelessness in palliative care
- Dementia care in Hospice's
- LGBTQ+ inclusive practice
You will have an opportunity ask discuss themes, share resources and network with professionals from a range of health care backgrounds.
Tickets are £50 per person and will include tea and coffee throughout the day as well as lunch. Speakers and agenda will be announced shortly.