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End-of-Life Care for Older People in Long-term Care Facilities – International Conference

This conference (March 31st-April 1, 2017 in Kraków, Poland) is focused on the issue of improving end-of-life quality of care in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) across Europe with a special focus on the Polish context. 

The conference is targeted at healthcare and social workers, nursing staff as well as managers of LTCFs. Through presentations and workshops the conference participants will be familiar with the latest guidelines of care principles and tools for implementation and execution of a high-quality end-of-life care. 

The conference is organized as the part of the PACE project – Comparing the effectiveness of Palliative Care for Older People in long-term care facilities in Europe which overall aim is to develop tools to assist practitioners and policy- and decision-makers to make evidence-based decisions regarding best end-of-life care.  

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