POSTPONED “A Matter of Life and Death” conference Weds 18th March

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CONFERENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED. WE HOPE TO REARRANGE IT FOR THE AUTUMN. A day to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement.

This free conference aims to help us see dying as something we can plan for and manage rather than something to fear and avoid discussing. It is a partnership event organised by Growing Old Grace-fully, Faith in Elderly People and Leeds Church Institute.

Programme for the day

10.00am Arrival, opportunity to browse marketplace of informative stalls
11.00am ‘Can we talk about death?’ – facilitated discussion groups for all
12.00pm Keynote speaker Dr Lynn Bassett

‘Making those difficult conversations just a little easier’

1.00pm Lunch

2.00pm Workshops – first round.

You will be able to choose one from the following:

Palliative Care – Medical Mythbusting

Putting Affairs in Order – Financial and Legal

Funerals and Memorialising

Supporting Carers

Having the conversation – visiting and pastoral care

3.00pm Workshops -second round
(opportunity to attend another of the topics from the above list)

4.00pm Close

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