Events and Conferences

Here you will find details of forthcoming events along with presentations from previous conferences. You may also view some of the presentations on our Slideshare page.

UK events, 2017

WEBINAR:  Learning Disabilities and End of Life Care, 22nd March 2-3pm. Download the flier here.


The last months of life of people with learning disabilities living in LD services across the UK

Cardiff, 1st March 2017

Download the full flyer here.

Please let us know if we can promote your learning disability and palliative care event.

Previous PCPLD Network conferences

November 2016 (Huddersfield):


Our annual conference was held in Huddersfield on 4th November 2016, in a spectacular football ground setting. It was a hugely inspiring day, with excellent and stimulating talks. Many thanks to all the speakers. Some feedback from conference:

  • Well organised, friendly and supportive
  • Overall a really good day
  • Excellent venue, great location, inspiring
  • Well organised, a big thank you had a great day
  • Very informative, interesting and enjoyable, some very superb speakers
  • Thank you will take a great deal away with me from today
  • Absolutely excellent
  • Good networking opportunity, Thank you!!

You can access the presentation slides here.

November 2014 (Glasgow): Photographs can be viewed on our Facebook page

November 2013 (Birmingham): Conference presentations can be viewed on our Slideshare page,

November 2012 (Hertfordshire): Palliative care for people with learning disabilities – with a focus on “Transition”

October 2011 (London): Best practice in end of life care planning for people with learning disabilities

May 2010 (Devon): Excellence in end of life care for people with learning disabilities

November 2010 (Rochdale): “People with learning disabilities: Dementia and end of life care”