Seminar: Spirituality in end-of-life care
5 March 2013 16:00 - 17:00
Room 1, Hertford building, University of Hull
The Supportive Care, Early Diagnosis and Advanced Disease Research Group at HYMS is delighted to announce the second of their monthly seminar series to be held in the Hertford building.
Professor Margaret Holloway will speak on 'Spirituality and spiritual care at the end of life'.
Margaret Holloway is Professor of Social Work at the University of Hull and Social Care Lead on the National End of Life Care Programme. Prior to her career in social work education she worked in local authorities in the Greater Manchester area, her last post being in a community learning disability team. She has taught broadly in the field of adult services and community care, managing specialist pathways in social work with adults on both the Manchester and Sheffield University social work programmes. She has undertaken research into bereavement, spirituality, community care for people with Parkinsons’ disease and service user/carer-led care pathways. She has led the development and implementation of the social care framework 'Supporting People to Live and Die Well'. She now focuses exclusively on dying, bereavement and end of life care. She is a founder member of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality (BASS) and has advised the Department of Health on training and development in spiritual care at the end of life.