Body Image and Sexuality in Palliative Care

Body image and sexuality are important to our understanding of who we are, illness and treatment can have psychological impact on self-image and this session explores some of the issues around this.

Dates Monday, October 28, 2019 - Download as vCalendar
Venue Education & Conference Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Rd, Cambridge CB22 3FB
Contact Name Ginette Northmore
Contact Phone 01223 675801
Website Event website

Event details:

This Study Day is aimed at:

Healthcare professionals who are caring for palliative patients in any setting.

In this study day learners will:

• Discuss the meaning and understanding of sexuality

• Explore the barriers which affect the health care professionals assessment of issues relating to body image and sexuality

• Discuss patients and families perceptions of body image and consider the effect of illness and treatment on the patient and family

•  Consider what can you do to support patients to maintain an intimate relationship

Price: £90.00

Fully funded places are available for CPFT staff.  You will be asked for proof of eligibility so please only register for a free place if you are eligible.  Limited fully funded places for medical students.

To Register: visit the website

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact the Education Team on 01223 675801 or 

Arthur Rank Hospice supports people in Cambridgeshire living with an advanced serious illness or a life-limiting condition and those who need end-of-life care. Our outstanding services are provided free of charge to patients and their families.

It will cost £8.66 million this financial year to operate our services, of which £4.68 million is budgeted from our contracts with the NHS and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

We are extremely grateful to our local community for the dedication, commitment and generosity they show in supporting us to raise the remaining £3.986 million.

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