Dementia Quality of Care: Personal-Accessible-Original
- 08:30 - 16:30
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Sian Harrison has worked in health and social care as nurse, midwife and social worker for over 30 years.
Her interest in dementia and end of life care developed whilst supporting people with dementia and their families as a community social worker, and as a palliative care social worker in a hospice.
In October 2014, Sian took up a post with the ‘End of Life Partnership’ in Cheshire, leading the specialist dementia team, which promotes a palliative care approach for people with dementia to improve their end of life experience. The Advanced Dementia Support Team, is a multi-disciplinary team working with services across health and social care, and provides education, facilitation and advice to care givers both professional and families. The aim of the team is to support the delivery of best practice in end of life care for people with dementia.