Archive for February, 2018

Palliative Care training with CDS

The Centre for Deaf Studies in collaboration with CISLI will host a talk on ‘Palliative Care’ for interpreters, delivered by Regina Mc Quillian, on Saturday March 3rd, from 11am – 1pm.

Location: Centre for Deaf Studies, Leinster St South, Dublin 2.

Free entry for CISLI members (join here!).

IMG-20180209-WA0016.jpgDr Regina McQuillan is a palliative medicine consultant at St Francis Hospice and Beaumont Hospital. St Francis Hospice is the specialist palliative care service for North Dublin. The catchment population is 580,000 and last year they provided care for 1,600 people with life-limiting illnesses. Most of this care is provided in people’s homes. Regina is interested in social inclusion and providing care for disadvantaged groups and has done work to support caring for people with limited English proficiency, travellers, homeless people and also people who are deaf, or who have acquired hearing loss.

 

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