We would like to welcome you to the first international Last Aid conference in Sønderborg in Denmark the 6th of September 2019.
Since 2015 Last Aid courses have been introduced in 10 European countries to teach citizens how to care for seriously ill and dying people. Our aim is to empower everybody to participate in the care for seriously ill people including those who want to die at home. Therefore everybody should know how to care and to provide Last Aid.
First Aid aims to save lives – Last Aid aims to reduce suffering and increase quality of life.
Throughout Europe more than 70% of the people would prefer to die at home.
Lets take care of them together. We need both citizens and professional to reach our aim.
Bollig G, Brandt F, Ciurlionis M, Knopf B. Last Aid Course. An Education For All Citizens and an Ingredient of Compassionate Communities. Healthcare 2019, 7(1), 19;
Experiences from different countries and research on Last Aid courses will be presented:
Last Aid - idea and development
Last Aid and compassionate communities
Experiences with Last Aid from Germany, Switzerland, Danmark, Lithuania, Scotland, Slovenia, Estonia, etc.
Last Aid courses for Kids/Teens
Talking with children about death and dying
Georg Bollig, Assoc. Prof. Dr. med, PhD, MAS, DEAA
Scientific committee/organizing committee:
Georg Bollig (Denmark), Frans Brandt (Denmark), Marius Ciurlionis (Lithuania), Boris Knopf (Germany), Lotte Blicher Mørk (Denmark), Erika Zelko (Slovenia)
Siden er sidst opdateret 24-6-2019
Medicinsk Afdeling Sønderborg/Tønder
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