End of Life Care

Course Information

Provides employees with a good understanding of how to care for the dying

Course Objectives /Aims & Learning Outcomes

Course Aims:

On completion of the course delegates will be able to ;

  • Have a clear understanding End of life care
  • Demonstrate effective communication
  • State the principles of delivering bad news
  • Explain palliative care and person centred planning

Learning Outcomes:

  • To give staff an understanding of dealing with a dying service user and their family

Course Outline

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to End of life tools awareness
  • Effective communication
  • Key principles of delivering bad news
  • Communicating bad news
  • Palliative Care
  • Person centred care planning

Intended for

  • All employees in the health and social care sector

Modes of delivery

  • Presentation
  • Group discussion and activities
  • Assessment

Benefits Perceived by the Delegates

  • Better understanding of dealing with end of life and communication with family
  • Attendance certificate

Course Duration

  • 6 hrs

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