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Find out about the Dementia End of Life Care Community of Practice, access session resources and upcoming meeting dates. 

About this Community of Practice

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The Dementia End of Life Care Community of Practice is a joint venture between Dementia UK and Hospice UK.

It brings together practitioners and clinical leaders via an interactive forum to build skills, knowledge and confidence in providing high quality palliative and end of life care for people affected by dementia and their families.

What is a Community of Practice?

Read a two page PDF explaining how a Community of Practice works.

Community of Practice Meetings

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The Dementia End of Life Care Community of Practice meetings take place twice a year, and are facilitated by Dementia UK and Julia Russell, Senior Clinical and Quality Improvement Manager, Hospice UK. 

We provide a curriculum of your choice via our Palliative and End of Life Care and Dementia ECHO Network. You can sign up or log in to see the meeting resources via the link below.

We work with members to agree the theme for the next meeting and invite an excellent range of speakers to share their knowledge and expertise. These may include experts in the field and colleagues from the CoP.

Most recent meetings

The previous events page details what took place and provides resources from the day.

Upcoming meetings

Please keep visiting your Community of Practice web page to look out for future announcements. 

We welcome all members of the Community of Practice so please join a meeting.

Palliative and End of Life Care and Dementia ECHO

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We are pleased to offer an additional series of quarterly ECHO sessions in collaboration with Dementia UK.

To find out more, join and gain access to past presentations and resources, please email the ECHO team.

Register to attend

Sign up for the Dementia COP newsletter

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Our Dementia Community of Practice newsletter features event announcements, relevant articles and resources, calls for research and participation and updates relating to dementia. 

We'd love to hear from you, especially if you have content or ideas to contribute.

Our most recent issue was November 2021 Dementia Community of Practice newsletter

Please register to receive our newsletters or email us to contribute content.