Thu, 05 Sept


Saint Catherine's Hospice

How are human-animal relationships changing end of life care?

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How are human-animal relationships changing end of life care?

Time & Location

05 Sept 2019, 11:00 – 15:00 BST

Saint Catherine's Hospice, Throxenby Ln, Scarborough YO12 5RE, UK

About the event

Find out about how humans and animals care for each other during end of life, how this is regulated, where it happens, who is doing it, and explore future directions of multi-species care with us. 

Do you have question about end of life care? Drop in and ask a Vet or Doctor or post it on our graffiti wall!

Co-hosted with Professor of (human) palliative care Miriam Johnson this event aims to engage a public audience with the research project and create an opportunity to think more broadly about our future research plans and what this research could achieve.

All proceeds from the room hire and catering etc will go to the hospice.

11-1: Talks and discussion. 1-3: Drop in session.

Our invited speakers will be discussing some of the ways that human and animals become entangled during their end of life care.

Marie Fox (University of Liverpool) - Regulation of dogs in care homes. 

Elena Ratschen (University of York) - Using animals in therapy. 

Vanessa Ashall (University of York) - Conversations across human and animal end of life care

Lunch will be provided

Afternoon session session 1-3, (no need to register just turn up, everyone is welcome). 

Our invited speakers will be available to discuss their work and we will be sharing maps created by the research group describing their work so far. Bring all your questions about end of life care for our friendly Doctor or Vet. Help us to shape our future research by adding your ideas to our graffiti wall.

Tea and coffee will be provided.