Specialist care for adults in Dorset with a life limiting illness

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Weldmar Hospicecare

An introduction to End of Life Care (October)

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Who is this training suited to?

A one-day introduction to palliative and end of life care. Suitable for staff working in care homes, domiciliary care & Health Care assistant roles. It is also relevant for all staff involved in end-of-life care including housekeeping, catering and administration roles.

Course content

This course will highlight the important facets within specialist palliative care and aim to give a basic understanding.

  • Hospice movement
  • Talking about death
  • Recognising dying and symptom management
  • Total pain
  • Advanced care planning
  • Communication skills
  • Self-awareness and self-care

Learning outcomes

  •  Raise awareness of recognising symptoms of the dying patient
  • Challenges within communication
  • Importance of self-awareness and self-care

A Weldmar Hospicecare certificate will be provided upon completion.

Please contact the Education and Development Department for further details:

Telephone: 01305 756928

Email: educationandevelopment@weld-hospice.org.uk

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