Learning Disabilities and/or Autism: Enabling Change- Delivering Improvement
- 08:30 - 16:30
- The Royal National Hotel, London
Ian helped to care for his daughter Melissa after she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in August 2007. Following her death in May 2008, Ian used his experience to help others. He presented to health professionals on improving the quality of end-of-life care and bereavement support. He was appointed Community Engagement Officer at St. Giles Hospice in July 2013 and has successfully developed Bereavement Help Points, a volunteer led, drop in for people in the community who are bereaved. Ian also delivers Understanding Bereavement training to communities and businesses across the St Giles catchment area. Ian enjoys cycling, walking, and baking and in 2012 was an Olympic Torchbearer.