Category Archives: Intellectual disabilities

The PEPIC19 survey: An international survey of end-of-life and palliative care of people with intellectual disabilities

START OF NEW SERIES ON PALLIATIVE CARE AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES… Today, Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, Co-chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Reference Group on Intellectual Disability, encourages everyone involved in providing end-of-life and palliative care to complete this important survey.  … Continue reading

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Palliative Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities: An International Perspective – An interview with Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, winner of the EAPC Post-Doctoral Award

LIVE FROM THE 15th EAPC WORLD CONGRESS IN MADRID . . . Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care … Continue reading

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Palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities: The EAPC White Paper in a nutshell

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne is Associate Professor, Kingston University & St George’s University of London, and Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Intellectual Disabilities. Here, she explains the background to her  longer article published in the January/February … Continue reading

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Partnership working: specialist palliative care and intellectual disability services

Dr Dorry McLaughlin, Lecturer in Palliative Care and Chronic Illness, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, explains the background to her longer research article that was selected as Editor’s Choice in the December  edition of Palliative Medicine. Working for many years in … Continue reading

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