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January 2021

Workshop:
Masterclass - End of Life Care and Dementia

Start date: 26 Jan

Fully funded by Health Education East Midlands and led by our Admiral Nurse Cathy Knight, this half day virtual masterclass explores the complexities of dying with or from dementia suitable for all doctors, registered nurses, nursing associates and allied health professionals who regularly work with people dying with or from dementia. For example nursing home staff, ward and community nursing staff.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Workshop:
Future Care Planning and ReSPECT awareness

Start date: 29 Jan

This 90 minute virtual interactive session is suitable for primary care, nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) is a process that creates personalised recommendations for a person’s clinical care in a future emergency in which they are unable to make or express choices.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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February 2021

Workshop:
Sage & Thyme® Foundation Level Communication Skills for Primary Care

Start date: 04 Feb

SAGE & THYME® is a mnemonic that provides a memorable structure for conversations, based on the evidence behind effective communication skills: Setting – Ask – Gather – Empathy – Talk – Help - You – Me – End. Suitable for Primary care workers, practice nurses, GP's, reception staff, phlebotomists, practice managers and their teams.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Workshop:
Pressure Area Care and Comfort Measures at the End of Life

Start date: 11 Feb

This 90 minute virtual interactive session is suitable for nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. This workshop can be used as a refresher or to improve knowledge and skills on pressure area care at the end of life and management of common symptoms.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Workshop:
Future Care Planning and ReSPECT awareness

Start date: 17 Feb

This 90 minute virtual interactive session is suitable for primary care, nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) is a process that creates personalised recommendations for a person’s clinical care in a future emergency in which they are unable to make or express choices.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Workshop:
Important End of Life Conversations

Start date: 18 Feb

This 90 minute virtual interactive session is suitable for nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It teaches conversations about end of life and dying can be particularly challenging for health and social care workers and pivotal for patients.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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March 2021

Workshop:
Future Care Planning and ReSPECT awareness

Start date: 01 Mar

This 90 minute virtual interactive session is suitable for primary care, nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) is a process that creates personalised recommendations for a person’s clinical care in a future emergency in which they are unable to make or express choices.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Workshop:
End of Life Care for People with Dementia

Start date: 04 Mar

This 90 minute virtual interactive workshop is suitable for nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The session explores the complexities of dying with or from dementia.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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April 2021

Workshop:
The Use of Syringe Drivers and Medication at the End of Life

Start date: 12 Apr

This 90 minute virtual session is suitable for registered nurses working in care homes across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

A refresher for registered general nurses to practically consider the appropriate use of a 24 hour subcutaneous syringe driver (McKinley/CME T34) in palliative and end of life care.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Workshop:
Mouthcare

Start date: 22 Apr

This 1 hour virtual interactive session can be used as a refresher or to improve knowledge and skills about maintaining oral hygiene. Suitable for nursing homes, residential homes and domicillary care staff across Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Workshop:
Important End of Life Conversations

Start date: 26 Apr

This 90 minute virtual interactive session is suitable for nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It teaches conversations about end of life and dying can be particularly challenging for health and social care workers and pivotal for patients.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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May 2021

Workshop:
Pressure Area Care and Comfort Measures at the End of Life

Start date: 17 May

This 90 minute virtual interactive session is suitable for nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. This workshop can be used as a refresher or to improve knowledge and skills on pressure area care at the end of life and management of common symptoms.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Workshop:
The Use of Syringe Drivers and Medication at the End of Life

Start date: 28 May

This 90 minute virtual session is suitable for registered nurses working in care homes across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

A refresher for registered general nurses to practically consider the appropriate use of a 24 hour subcutaneous syringe driver (McKinley/CME T34) in palliative and end of life care.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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June 2021

Workshop:
A Holistic Approach to End of Life and Preparing for Loss and Grief

Start date: 30 Jun

This 90 minute virtual interactive session provides an opportunity to refresh or improve knowledge and skills on the principles of good end of life care. It reflects on how loss and grief affects people differently and how we can prepare people for loss, grief and bereavement and suitable for nursing home, residential home and domiciliary care staff across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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August 2021

Workshop:
Communication Skills for Support Workers

Start date: 05 Aug

This fully funded half day workshop will help you to improve confidence and skills in communicating with patients and families. Suitable for care homes, residential care homes, primary care staff, domiciliary care staff and other support workers such as phlebotomists across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

This course is fully funded and only available for staff working in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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October 2021