Anticipatory Care Planning: Time to Make it Happen

acpdocThe latest Anticipatory Care Planning: Time To Make It Happen event took place on 16th November at the Royal College of Surgeons with participants from across the health and social care sector.

This was the second of three interactive workshops in which delegates learn about the emerging examples of good practice and help influence the future development of Anticipatory Care Planning (ACP) across Scotland.

It was another busy day comprising three plenaries, three breakout sessions, and four updates from the tests of change highlighted at the first meeting.

Welcome and Opening Remarks 

Diane Murray (Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government)
Dr Stuart Cumming (National Clinical Lead, Anticipatory Care Planning)

Janette Barrie (National Clinical Lead, Anticipatory Care Planning)
Sheila Steel (Associate Improvement Advisor, Anticipatory Care Planning)

Diane started proceedings with a personal story on the power of why, and the ways ACP matters to her. Stuart and Janette introduced the work so far, what’s progressed and looked to the future. All three providing a reminder that:

Anticipatory care is about people of all ages. Anticipatory care is everyone’s business.

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Anticipatory Care Planning: Time to Make it Happen 16/11/16

acpheaderAnticipatory Care Planning (ACP) is a key workstream within the Living Well in Communities portfolio, focussed on building improved models of care across Scotland.

Our next workshop takes place on Wednesday 16th November at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

The aim of this event is to discuss current ACP initiatives and help influence next year’s priorities.

The morning sessions give practitioners the opportunity to showcase the innovative work they are leading locally, supporting individuals of all ages. Further details about the workshops will follow soon.

The afternoon session will be a unique opportunity to view ‘Seven Songs for a Long Life’, Dr Amy Hardie‘s critically acclaimed documentary exploring our changing relationship with death.

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