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Wed, 16 Dec


Delivered via Carrot Learning Platform

Holism in Contemporary Care

Facilitated by Daniel Marsden RNLD & Suze Cooper How your community can support independent health and wellbeing Enabling expertise through experience, creative methods for encouraging wellbeing & fulfillment, plus navigating local health and care services.

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Holism in Contemporary Care
Holism in Contemporary Care

Course Date/Time

16 Dec 2020, 14:00 – 20:30

Delivered via Carrot Learning Platform

About the Course

In the past twenty years, the context within which health and care professionals have practiced has changed, increasingly people are living with one or more long term conditions – Multimorbidity, while the systems have evolved to encourage greater patient autonomy and where possible self-management.

This has placed demands on health and care professionals to adapt their:

  • Understanding of health, ill-health and it’s linked with our psychological and social lives,
  • Way of being with people in their care and those important to them
  • Abilities to navigate care with people and facilitate choice-making and self-management.

Almost a century old, the philosophy of holism – concerned with interconnection and dependability has never been more applicable to health and wellbeing. With a focus on the physical, emotional and spiritual being, this module will utilise contemporary evidence to support participants to reflect on their knowledge and experiences, exploring areas for developing practice for themselves and their teams and ultimately the people they serve..

Key Learning Outcomes

Interdependence – how your community can support your health and wellbeing

Enabling expertise through experience – facilitating self-care

Navigating local health and care services

Explore creative methods for encouraging wellbeing & fulfillment.

About Your Workshop Facilitators

Daniel and Suze are co-authors of Marsden D., Cooper S. (2020) Providing Holistic Care. In: Heslop P., Hebron C. (eds) Promoting the Health and Well-Being of People with Learning Disabilities. Springer, Cham.Daniel Marsden.

Daniel Marsden qualified as RNLD in 1998 and has practiced in a range of health and care services, and is now Senior Lecturer at Kingston St Georges and Independent Consultant Nurse, Daniel is a founding member of WeLDNurses, Kent Surrey Sussex Learning Disability Community of Practice amongst other organisations.

Suze Cooper has an older brother with severe learning difficulties. Steven has Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome (4p-) and lives in supported living in Kent. Suze lives nearby with her husband and three children. She became Steven's guardian following the death of their parents. Following in her mother's footsteps, she is a fierce advocate for Steven and for those whose disabilities mean they are not always heard.  Suze has a background in journalism and radio. She is currently working with Vixen Labs, a voice tech consultancy and app studio based in London.

After Your Course

You will be connected to a peer group that you will be able to continue to discuss the topic and offer and receive peer support whilst implementing your learning.

Retain access to all the resources shared during the course.

You can download:

Your Course Certificate

Your Course reflections and your recorded actions from within the Carrot Learning platform.

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