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Conference Programme 2024


Working alongside chronic conditions

17 May 2024
Dental Hygienist & Therapist Symposium
A , B , D
Working alongside chronic conditions

Learning Content

Emily has experience of living and working full-time with chronic conditions. She hopes to bring you the lessons learned from experiences she has had, whilst opening the floor for further discussion. The focus of this session is empowerment, self-advocacy, increased awareness, and communication for individuals or the dental team surrounding workers with chronic conditions.

Learning Aims

Discuss the challenges individuals with chronic conditions may face - Give tips for communication skills around chronic condition support and advocacy - Outline important elements of self-care and personal wellbeing. - To outline the legal structures in place to protect workers.
Emily Banks, Lecturer in Dental Therapy and Hygiene - Cardiff University