Webinar for Intellectual Disability Services on ‘How to support people with intellectual disabilities with a diagnosis of COVID-19′

02/04/2020

This Webinar is happening on Friday, 3rd April at 2pm via the Zoom app is open to everyone, but disability managers and some frontline ID staff, in particular, are likely to find it very useful and informative at this current time.

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care is collaborating with the Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability and The Daughters of Charity Disability Support Service, St Francis Hospice Raheny, and Tallaght University Hospital to deliver a Project ECHO AIIHPC webinar for Intellectual Disability Services on ‘How to support people with intellectual disabilities with a diagnosis of COVID-19.

The session will cover:
• Contextualizing COVID-19 and Intellectual Disability
• Advanced Care Planning for people with ID in the context of COVID-19
• Transfer of people with ID with COVID-19 to the Acute Hospital: The Pros and Cons
• Palliative care approach for caring with multi-morbidities and COVID-19

This session will take place on Friday 3rd April at 2pm and will last for 1hour.
The session will be hosted via the Zoom App and participants can either join via video from their computers, ipad or smart phones or via a phone line.
Please use this link to register your attendance https://bit.ly/2yt1jT8
Once you are registered you will receive an email containing the zoom line details. If you have any issues with registering please contact Bernadette info@aiihpc.org or Mary mccarrm@tcd.ie

The session will be facilitated by Dr Cathy Payne. It will include a presentation by Mary McCarron, Professor of Ageing and Intellectual Disabilities at Trinity College Dublin and Policy and Service Advisor on Dementia at Daughters of Charity Service, and input by Dr Jean Lane, Senior Physician, Daughters of Charity, Dr. John O Brien, General Practitioner, and COVID 19 Advisor Primary Care to the Chief Clinical Officer HSE,  Dr Regina McQuillan, Palliative Care Consultant, St. Frances Hospice Raheny and Prof. Sean Kennelly, Consultant Physician in Geriatric and Stroke Medicine, Tallaght University Hospital.