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End of Life Care and Bereavement

LENGTH 1 day

COST Contact us for further information, prices may alter due to group size or additional requirements

SUITABLE FOR Any staff who deal with end of life care or bereavement

Course summary

This course will help to prepare care workers for dealing with the emotional and practical issues surrounding end of life care with their client group. This course is also designed to provide the carer with confidence to deal with this emotive subject including breaking the news of terminal illness to a service user.

Learners will be able to:

  • Understand the emotional aspects of coping with terminal illness
  • Understand effective palliative care
  • Understand medical intervention
  • Identify the need to support the service user and relatives
  • Explore policies and procedures
  • Understand preparation for death
  • Explore cultural background considerations;
  • Know how to support someone through the different stages of bereavement

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