october, 2021

14oct9:30 am1:00 pmDementia & Cancer9:30 am - 1:00 pm Online Course


Event Details

Event Information

The course will consist of training provided by Macmillan Nurse Consultant Lorraine Burgess. Due to restrictions on face-to-face contact, this training will not include the Virtual Dementia tour provided by X-Experience which would normally follow the morning session. Once restrictions are lifted, we can schedule this tour so that you can attend in person.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and recognise how a diagnosis of dementia and delirium assessment, treatment and care impacts on those with the condition, their families and those caring for them.
  • Identify the early symptoms of dementia and delirium thus improving their knowledge and skills on how to care for patients with the conditions
  • Highlight the ethical implications of dementia and cancer on treatment and care in an oncology setting
  • Discuss how person-centred care and using knowledge of the person will improve their well-being
  • Highlight how factors such as the environment and communication may impact on a persons behaviour
  • Identify the impact of caring on families and the importance of supporting and involving them in discussions around the treatment and care
  • Discuss the importance of Advance Care plans and lasting power of attorneys in planning future care and treatment

Contact us



(Thursday) 9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Online Course




PET-CT Academypetctacademy@christie.nhs.uk