Palliative and End of Life Care: Tackling Variations, Eradicating Inequalities
- 08:30 - 15:45
- Manchester Conference Centre
Usha Grieve specialises in the legal rights that can enable people to plan ahead for their treatment and care, and the support needed to ensure each individual has the death that is right for them. She is Director of Partnerships & Information at Compassion in Dying, a charity that supports people to plan for the end of life, including providing specialist support to make Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
She has written on advance decision-making and has a particular interest in the barriers and motivators to planning for the end of life. She presents on a range of issues in the field of personalised end of life care, capacity, medical decision-making and engaging diverse and minority groups with end-of-life planning.
She has a background in social care and domiciliary care and has worked across the private and not-for-profit sectors.