Overview: The coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges for social work and social care practitioners and providers in terms of supporting people at the end of their lives and their families.
This workshop will consider how some of the major world religions approach death and dying and what it means for those who do not have a particular faith.
It will offer opportunities to share ideas about how practitioners can best support individuals and their families.
It will also consider how practitioners can cope with the grief and distress that can arise from working with people who are dying.
Speaker: Jo Moriarty, Senior Research Fellow ,NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London
Biography: Jo joined King’s in 2002 from the National Institute of Social Work. Her research activities span several areas including workforce recruitment and retention, education and training, especially social work education, support for family carers, dementia, service user involvement, ethnicity, and ageing.