Course background:

Delivered in an sensitive and practical way and focused on person centred care this course provides learners with an understanding of the difference between palliative and end of life care, pain management and recognising the final hours of life.

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Course aims:

To provide learners with the skill and knowledge to support an individual at the end of their life. Learner participation and group work is encouraged to allow learners to share experiences and ask questions in a safe and supportive environment. Looking at pain management, the importance of good communication, signs and symptoms this course focuses on person centred care and finishes with the importance of taking care of yourself throughout and after the end of life.


  • Understand the guidelines and standards which exist to support the dying
  • Understand the difference between palliative and end of life care
  • The grieving process
  • A good death versus a bad death – factors to consider
  • Communication – what should we say?
  • Exploring how person centred care can influence a positive end of life experience
  • To be aware of the principles of pain management
  • Recognising when death is approaching and what to do when a death occurs
  • How to take care of yourself through and after the death

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£60.00 + VAT

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