Study Day:
An Introduction to Care in the Last Days of Life for Support Workers

Date and time

8th February, 2021

Duration: One day 09.30 – 16.30

Cost

£90 per person

Venue

LOROS, Groby Road, Lecester, LE3 9QE
LOROS
Groby Road
Lecester
LE3 9QE

About this event

Topics covered include: • The five priorities for care of the dying person. • Differentiating between ‘end of life care’ and ‘palliative care’ • Recognising when someone is approaching the end of life • The importance of advance care planning and shared decision making The session aims to: • Increase understanding of the importance of communication skills to provide individualised care with a focus on sensitivity and compassion • Increase knowledge of practical skills for caring for a person in the last days of life • Increase confidence to recognise when someone is dying.

Suitable for

Health Care Assistants and support workers in health and social care settings.


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