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April 2021

Workshop:
Fundamentals of Palliative Care - 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:
Fundamentals of Palliative Care - 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:
Fundamentals of Palliative Care - 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