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IPCFRC Events

Upcoming IPCFRC Events

The IPCFRC EAPC Family Carer Reference Group will hold a parallel session at the upcoming 17th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC 2021) on: 

“Strategies to improve psychosocial wellbeing of family carers: 
How international collaborations make a difference”.

The session is targeted at multidisciplinary health care workers and researchers who want to improve support for family carers, and aims to provide attendees with the following:

  • Insights into the value of international collaborations to improve palliative care service delivery and how to get involved;
  • Understanding of why so many family carers are at risk of poor psychosocial wellbeing;
  • The value of using evidence based outcome measures to assess psychosocial wellbeing;
  • Opportunities to meet and connect with leaders in family carer research and evidence based practice.

Session Chairs: 

  • Professor Gunn Grande (The University of Manchester, UK) 
  • A/Prof Nick Dionne-Odom (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)

Presentations include:

  • "Evidence synthesis of factors affecting family carers’ psychological wellbeing” by Dr Tracey Shield and Professor Gunn Grande, The University of Manchester, UK. 
  • "Supporting family carer decision-making in palliative dementia care" by Professor Kevin Brazil, Queen's University Belfast, UK.
  • "Key considerations when selecting family carer outcome measures” by A/Prof Nick Dionne-Odom, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

Date: Friday 8 October 2021

Time: 16:00-16:50 CET

For information on how to register to the conference, please see the EAPC website.

Past IPCFRC Events

The IPCFRC has assisted with collaboration opportunities in the field by holding presentations and open meetings at the following major international palliative care conferences:

  • 2018 – Oct – 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada
  • 2018 – May – 10th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), Bern, Switzerland
  • 2016 – Oct – 21st International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada
  • 2016 – June – 9th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), Dublin, Ireland
  • 2015 – May – 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2014 – Sept – 20th International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada
  • 2014 – June – 8th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), Lleida, Spain
  • 2013 – May – 13th World Congress of The European Association for Palliative Care, Czech Republic
  • 2012 – Oct – 19th Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada
  • 2012 – June – 7th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Trondheim, Norway
  • 2012 – March – 9th Palliative Care Congress, Newcastle, Gateshead, UK
  • 2011 – May – 12th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2010 – June – 6th Research Congress of the EAPC, Glasgow, UK
  • 2008 – Sept – 17th Annual Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada
  • 2008 – May – 5th Research Forum of the EAPC, Trondheim, Norway
  • 2007 – June – 10th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2006 – May – 4th Research Forum of the European Association for Palliative Care Research Forum, Venice, Italy
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