Progressive, chronic, life-limiting illness may affect a person’s ability to carry out activities that are important to their sense of wellbeing and their daily living. Boredom is individually determined and is often not well understood or acknowledged by healthcare practitioners. The impact of illness on a person’s ability to carry out meaningful activity following terminal diagnosis is explored in this article and the concept of boredom is addressed.
15 to 19 September 2014 £750 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham
This established course, led by St Christopher’s Hospice staff, provides an opportunity for health and social care professionals from a variety of settings and countries to work together on exploring the key principles of palliative care and multi-professional working.