Watch making it LOUD and what was shared at #LDCoP16

Making it LOUD – Presented by Cathy Bernal (Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability) Canterbury Christ Church University, and members of LOUD

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Books Beyond Words prize presentation

As a part of the launch of the Kent Surrey Sussex Learning Disability Community of Practice in June, we offered an incentive for participants to complete the electronic evaluation forms.

This period has now closed and we are beginning to sort through your feedback, more details of this process can be found by clicking here. If you’d like to be involved in this process please email us at

Through a process of random selection of all those that submitted evaluations we are pleased to advise that Lindsey Griffiths from Sussex Partnership Trust has won a six month free subscription to Books Beyond Words application.

For more information on the application, click on the picture below.

BBW pic

#ldcop16 in Tweets with @Storify

On 15th June 2016 the Kent and Medway Learning Disability Community of Practice went Kent Surrey Sussex wide with support from various partners including Heath Education England in Kent Surrey Sussex and the England Centre for Practice Development follow the story is tweets from the day.


See what Scott Watkin shared at #LDCoP16

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The Launch Symposium for the England Centre for Practice Development’s (ECPD) – International Community of Practice (ICoP) for End of Life Care – Friday 7th October 2016



You are cordially invited to attend this event which will be hosted by ECPD at The Spitfire Ground St Lawrence, Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3NZ

We have a host of experts attending as Guest speakers in their chosen field:

  • Professor Philip Larkin: President of the European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC)
  • Professor Chris Johns: internationally famous for his work on reflective practice, leadership and palliative care
  • Professor Kim Manley CBE: Professor of Practice Development, Research and Innovation at Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Professor Devakirubai Jebaseelan: Professor of Nursing at The Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai, India
  • Mary Kirk: Consultant Nurse (Palliative Care), Kent Community Health Foundation Trust
  • Rakesh Koria: Specialist Palliative Care GP and Tutor at South Kent Coastal and Thanet CCG; former hospice physician
  • Daniel Marsden: Practice Development Nurse for People with Learning Disabilities, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Stephen O’Connor: Reader in Cancer, Palliative and End of Life Care, the England Centre for Practice Development, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Hephzibah Samuel: Senior Lecturer, Paediatric Nursing, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Anglia Ruskin University

(Please see below flyer for further details or click here to download a copy).

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This full day conference will run from 9am til 4:30pm, and is fully catered.

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Car Parking:

There is ample FREE parking inside the Cricket ground.

By Rail:

The nearest train station is Canterbury East.


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ICoP End of Life Care Symposium Poster – FINAL