The Gathering Malvern

For LWDW End of Life Doula and Doulas in Training only

 

  You are invited to our Doula Gathering

Elim Conference Centre, De Walden Road, Malvern, WR14 4DF

6 – 8 September 2019

 

 

Last year was well received giving Living Well Dying Well Doulas and Doulas in Training the opportunity to attend CPD Workshops, receive updates on what the Doula movement is up to and to network.    There is the option to come for the whole weekend or just for the Saturday.  Accommodation can be booked at the venue too or you can make your own arrangements.

This year, again, we have a full programme  (see below) and we very much hope you will join us.

Friday 6 September 4pm to 6pm AGM for End of Life Doula UK

Saturday 7 September Morning    
9.30.am to 10am Gather and Register    
10am to 10.45am Ref B1:
Hermione Elliott – Founder of Living Well Dying Well
Opening meditation and coming together
-Welcome
-Reflections
   
10.45am  to 11.05am Ref B2:
Lizzie Neville – Chair End of Life Doula UK
-Welcome
-Meet the Committee and Regional Leads
-Milestones since June 2018
-What’s coming up for the end of life doula movement
   
11.05am to 11.30am Coffee/Tea and Pastries    
11.30am – 12.15pm Ref B3:
How to Session
Talking about our work
Presenting to small groups/community groups/events
Jo Giles & Sam Hill
Ref B4:
Death Cafes
How to hold a Death Café
Practical Demonstration
Participation and Observation
Penny Merrett
Ref B5:
Angel Work
A non denominational spiritual healing method
Zoe Toussaint- Winchcombe
12.20pm to 1.05pm Ref B6:
Funeral Choices
Options and making arrangements
Holly Clarke
Ref B7:
Angel Work
A non denominational spiritual healing method
Zoe Toussaint- Winchcombe
Ref B8:
How to Session
Talking about our work
Presenting to small groups/community groups/events
Jo Giles & Sam Hill
1.05pm to 2.30pm Lunch and Networking    
 

 

Saturday 7 September

 

 

Afternoon

   
2.30pm to 3.15pm Ref B9:
Reflections with Dr Kathryn Mannix

My first year as Patron
What I see for the Doula Movement
Doulas and their place in end of life care
Questions & Answers
   
3.15pm to 3.30pm Working tea break    
3.35pm to 4.30pm Ref B10:
Funeral Choices
Options and making arrangements
Holly Clarke
Ref B11:
Being a Mentor to other Doulas
All of us working in our Communities need to be Mentored – we have a small pool of people who undertake this work voluntarily – would you like to join the team?
Hermione Elliott & Aly Dickinson
Ref B12:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) & End of Life
Cognitive First Aid
Dr Kathryn Mannix
4.35pm to 5.30pm
B15 finishes at 6pm
Ref B13:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) & End of Life
Cognitive First Aid
Dr Kathryn Mannix
Ref B14:
Rituals of Self Care
Rituals as part of our own care as
Doulas to keep ourselves emotionally
healthy ad stable
Flora Myer and Nicola Donaldson
Ref B15:
Trauma &Tension Release Exercises (TRE)
A practical personal experience & how it can be utilised by Doulas
John Sleeman
5.30 pm to 7pm Networking    
7pm to 8.30pm Dinner    
8.30pm to 9.30pm Chakra Dancing Disco or Networking    
 

 

 

Sunday 8 September

     
7.30am – 8.30am Tai Chi or Meditation    
8.30am to 9.15am Breakfast for those who have booked accommodation    
9.15am to 10.15am Ref C1:
Dr Annetta Mallon
What we can learn from her research

Annetta undertook international qualitative research project which considers End Of Life Doulas in four countries, focusing on their perspectives on death literacy in helping to form compassionate communities and provide continuity of care for their clients at end of life.
   
10.15am to 10.30am Working break    
10.30 am to 12noon Ref C2:
Open Forum Discussion
Assisted Dying
Ref C3:
Open Forum Discussion Diversity,
LGBTQ and Doulaing
Ref C4:
Trauma &Tension Release Exercises (TRE)
A practical personal experience & how it can be utilised by Doulas
John Sleeman
12noon to 1pm Ref C5:
Open Forum Discussion
Assisted Dying
Ref C6:
Open Forum Discussion Diversity,
LGBTQ and Doulaing
 
1pm to 1.15pm Hermione Elliott
Last reflections and close
   
1.15pm Lunch and depart    

 

Weekend conference fee

EOLDUK Members Rate:  £110

Non- Members Rate: £145

Includes: 

Friday: Evening Meal 

Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning and Afternoon Refreshments and Evening Entertainment

Sunday: Breakfast, Lunch and Morning Refreshments

 or

Saturday Only 7th September           

EOLDUK Members Rate: £85

Non-Members Rate: £120

Includes:                                                                         

Saturday – Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Refreshments and Evening Entertainment

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ABOVE RATES ARE EXCLUSIVE OF ACCOMMODATION COSTS**

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