Hospice New Zealand

Day One

Presentations: Wednesday 14 September 2016

Time Session Presentation
10.15am Sir Roy McKenzie Guest Lecture
Yvonne Bray
11.30am Improving support for family caregivers: What matter most and how do we make it happen
Peter Hudson


Concurrent Session A: 1.30pm-3.00pm

Session Presentation
A1 Care of Older Person
"Still a couple?" A study of sexuality and intimacy concerns in residential care from the perspective of residents, partners and care staff in Otago and Southland, New Zealand 
Clare Greensmith 
When does the risk start to outweigh the benefit?
Vanessa Brown, Anne Denton
Navigating rough waters: Barriers, gaps and frustrations for family/whānau who care for older relatives at the end of life
Lisa Williams
A2 Community Practice
Does dying at home matter most?
Suzanne Rainsford, Rod MacLeod, Nicholas Glasgow
What are the hopes of palliative care patients and their families during a home death?
Matra Robertson, Rod MacLeod, Wendy Duggleby
Living well at end of life: An occupational study if doing what really matters
Anne Holland, Clare Hocking, Valerie Wright-St Clair

Symptom Management
Short of breath, short of evidence - but does intramasal midazolam help?
Janet Hardy, Clare Randall, Eve Pinkerton, Christopher Flatley, Kristen Gibbons, Simon Allen
Declining oral intake towards the end of life: How do specialist palliative care staff talk about it?
Jean Clark, Nataja Raijmakers, Simon Allan, Lia van Zuylen, Agnes van der Heide
Strategies to improve the management of corticosteroids in community palliative care setting at Hospice West Auckland
Selena Chiu, Kay Drader, Moira Camilleri
A4 Pharmacy
De-prescribing in palliative care
Emma Sprague 
Management of controlled drug: An audit activity in hospice pharmacy service
Khoa Vo
Ketamine - A funding conundrum?
Rachel Yang, Gordon Giddings, Thomas Reid
A5 New Initiatives
The challenge of being a drop in the ocean when we aspire to be a wave - How do we evaluate the impact of palliative care education in aged residential care
Jan Waldock
Supportive hospice aged residential exchange
Rosemary Frey 
Clinical nurse specialist - The good, the bad and the ugly
Michelle Rodda, Katie Durbin, Gretchen Gordon


Time Session Presentation
3.30pm Dealing with hope and prognosis in palliative care - Interactive workshop
Carlo Leget and Stephanie Stiel


n/a = not available

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