South West Peninsular Reducing Drug Related Death Conference 2008

South West Peninsular Reducing Drug Related Death Conference 2008

South West Peninsula DRD Review Group

Reducing Harm, Promoting Recovery

Conference 2015

Friday 23rd October 2015

China Fleet Club, Saltash, Cornwall

The South West Peninsula Drug-related Death Review Group is holding its7th conference on Friday 23rd October 2015at the China Fleet Club, Saltash. We hope to build upon the previous 6 conferences and are also using this opportunity to explore how good communication and cooperation between agencies, and individuals,can continue to help reduce the number of substance misuse related deaths across the peninsula.

The conference is free to those attending, and open to service users, carers, service managers, drug and alcohol workers, commissioners, Police, Coroners and their officers, and we are keen to encourage a good mix of workers from all disciplines.

Theplenary sessions will look at Pain Management, reducing the incidence of Hepatitis C,Adfam’s report on parental substance misuse one year on, supporting those who have been bereaved by substance misuse and alcohol care pathways for entrenched alcohol use.

Attendees will be offered2 workshop sessions (details overleaf) givingparticipants the opportunity to discuss and consider solutions to the challenges that arise in relation to reducing harm and promoting recovery both for those who use substance misuse services and the services that work to support them.

There is a limit of 150 places, and all our previous conferences have been over-subscribed. 40 places have been allocated for service users – 10 from each peninsula area.

The timings of the conference will be strictly adhered to, to enable attendees to leave promptly at 3.00pm.

Please could you complete the attached form by Monday 5th Octoberat the latestand send either by email to , or by post to Vikki West, ODPH,Floor 2 North, Windsor House, Tavistock Road, Plymouth, PL6 5UF.

You will receive confirmation of attendance at least one week before the conference.

Best wishes

Gary Wallace

On behalf of the South West Peninsula Drug-related Death Review Group

WORKSHOP CHOICES

SOUTH WEST PENINSULA DRD REVIEW GROUP

REDUCING HARM, PROMOTING RECOVERY CONFERENCE 2015

‘Your chance to influence change’

Name of Workshop / Brief Description
Workshop 1.
#ODcare Overdose- Cornwall Acting Responsibly
Facilitators:Sid Willett, CIOS DAAT and Billy Horton, Service User Engagement Coordinator, Addaction Cornwall / Could you make a positive difference at a drug overdose? An interactive workshop focussing on the scene of a drug overdose looking at the issues of immediate care and responsibilities at these challenging scenes. Too many people still die as a result of people not doing the right thing. Why don’t they do the right thing? Let’s face this head on and change it!
Workshop 2.
Addiction and Pain Management in a Prison Setting
Facilitator: Richard Foley,Prison Area Manager
Devon and Dorset Prisons/IRC, EDP / A workshop exploring the challenges in working with clients in the Devon and Dorset Prisons and Immigration Removal Centre focused on Pain management and treatment concurrent with other addiction issues. Looking at the management of individual need and risk within a multidisciplinary setting.
Workshop 3.
End of Life Care for entrenched Alcohol Use
Facilitator: Gary Wallace, Public Health Plymouth / A workshop to discuss appropriate care pathways for those who have had multiple detoxes and are unable to reduce their alcohol use.
Workshop 4.
Safeguarding Adults and Making Every Adult Matter-
Facilitator: Kim Hager, CIOS DAAT / A workshop to explore the prevention opportunities for our client groups afforded by the provisions of the Care Act 2014 which came into effect this year.
Workshop 5.
Update on Naloxone
Facilitators: Cornwall DAAT & Addaction / 1)Update on the new status of naloxone;
2) Hints and tips on how to achieve full coverage of the eligible treatment population (with the benefit of experience and hindsight)
3) Expanding across supported accommodation projects and homeless people.

APPLICATION FOR

THE SOUTH WEST PENINSULA DRD REVIEW GROUP

REDUCING HARM, PROMOTING RECOVERY CONFERENCE 2015

CHINA FLEET CLUB, SALTASH, FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2015

Name
Organisation
Role
Address
Email address
Telephone
Any special requirements e.g. access/ dietary etc

Workshop Choices – please indicate your choices for the workshops at this event and one alternative option, by writing the workshop numbers in the boxes below.

Workshop Choices / Choice 1 / Choice 2 / Choice 3
Workshop Number & Title

We will be compiling an attendance list comprising name, organisation, job title, phone number, and email address to be circulated on the day. Please tick this box if you do not want your details included 

Please return completed forms no later than Monday 5th October 2015to Vikki West at the Office of the Director of Public Health, Plymouth by:

Email:

Post:Vikki West, Office of the Director of Public Health, Floor 2 North, Windsor House, Tavistock Road, Plymouth, PL6 5UF

If you have any queries please contact Vikki on 01752 398619.