Monthly Archives: June 2010

Powerpoint Presentations

In response to popular demand we have uploaded the presentations made by both members of our team and external experts at various conferences.

International Meeting on Culture and End of Life Care
Vic, Spain, 17-18 May 2010

17th May

WP1 Work

Culture and end of life care

Key cultural issues in end-of-life care in three Mediterranean countries

Cultural Competency Models

Culture in Different Settings

Culture in Different Settings: Priorities from a UK perspective

Culture in different settings: Priorities from a Belgian perspective

Culture in different setting: Priorities from a Norway perspective

18th May

Spirituality in End of Life Care

Spirituality in End of Life Care

Conscientious objections: a neglected topic in culture and end end-of of-life care

Dignity

Dignity for the frail old

End of Life Decision Making

End-of-life decisions in Belgium: Attitudes and practices

Practices and attitudes regarding end-of-life decisions in Spain

Communication

End of life Cultural, Social, Ethical, Legal perspectives

Telling the truth or conserving hope? An Italian deep-rooted contradiction

Cultural Competency and Minority Ethnic Groups

Cultural Vulnerability, Care and Ethics

Cultural competence and communication in palliative care for Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in the Netherlands

11th Congress of the EAPC
Vienna, Austria, 7-10 May 2009

A call for expertise for the development of a European network of experts on culture and end of life care

Making Culture Relevant to End End-of of-Life Practice: An Overview of Approaches to Cultural Competency

What does culture mean? An analysis of the role of culture in Spanish end- of-life care literature

Some Critical Comments on “Culture” and “Competence”

The Hospice Foundation of America – Culture

The Hospice Foundation of America has its own blog which has a great section on culture. The culture posts mostly deal with disparities in hospice use by ethnic group.

9th Conference of the Spanish Palliative Care Association

Those working in spirituality in end of life care may be interested in the upcoming 9th conference of the Spanish Palliative Care Association (la Sociedad Española de Cuidados Paliativos – SECPAL). The conference, entitled ‘Spirituality in the Clinic’ will take place in Mallorca, May 12-13, 2011.

For more information regarding the conference please click on the following link: http://www.secpal2011.com/ESP/1/Presentacion/c1/Presentacion.html