International Conference "End-of-life care for older people in long-term care facilities"

31-03-2017 to 01-04-2017
Krakow, Poland

International Conference "End-of-life care for older people in long-term care facilities" aim is to draw attention to the issue of improving end-of-life quality of care in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) across Europe with a special focus on the Polish context. The conference is targeted at healthcare and social workers, nursing staff as well as managers of LTCFs. Through presentations and workshops the conference participants will be familiar with the latest guidelines of care principles and tools for implementation and execution of a high-quality end-of-life care. The conference will be held March 31st-Aprli 01st2017 in Kraków, Poland.

The conference is organized as the part of the PACE project - Comparing the effectiveness of Palliative Care for Older People in long-term care facilities in Europe which overall aim is to develop tools to assist practitioners and policy- and decision-makers to make evidence-based decisions regarding best end-of-life care.  

We are delighted to announce that the conference is organized under the Honorary Patronage of his Magnificence Professor Wojciech Nowak - Rector of the Jagiellonian University  and his Magnificence Prof. T. Grodzicki -  Vice-Rector of the Jagiellonian University for Medical College and under the Auspices of the European Association for Palliative Care, EAPC Onlus.

More details about the conference are available at:

Organizers: The Chair of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine and The Chair of Internal Diseases and Gerontology at Medical Faculty, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland and the Medical Centre of Postgraduate Education at the Jagiellonian University College

Venue: Nowodworska Hall Jagiellonian University Medical College, 12 Św. Anny Str., Kraków, POLAND

Date: 31 March - 01 April  2017 

Registration:    till 28 February 2017  available at:  

Link to the conference website

Link to the Polish project website




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