Training course

Palliative care transition study day (Rowan’s Hospice)

What to expect

The study day will explore:

  • The change in landscape and why young people are living with increased complexity.
  • The type of conditions that young people are living with.
  • A look at the local data of the young people approaching transition.
  • The burden of care for young people and their carers and the help needed.
  • The voice of the young person and parent and their worries
  • The challenges and learning from a paediatric hospice in managing clinical complexity, ventilation, learning disabilities and communication.
  • National guidance and recommendations for transition
  • Opportunities for working together.
  • The day will be delivered by a team from Chestnut Tree children’s hospice including the director of children’s services, head of care, paediatric social worker, and paediatric counsellor.

Who is the course for?

This study day is aimed at any professionals working in an adult palliative care setting. With advances in medicine, young people are living longer but with a high level of clinical complexity. These young people will be requiring the support of adult services.



Dates and times

  • 20 June 2024

9.30 – 16.30


The Rowans Hospice, Purbrook Heath Road, Waterlooville, PO7 5RU

How to sign up

You can sign up in two ways:

Once you’ve booked in we’ll be in touch to confirm your place and take payment.