Educational courses

An Overview of Palliative and End of Life Care (PEoLC) for Health Care Assistants (HCA)

About the course

This two-day course intends to provide a more substantial overview of the elements of PEoLC that HCAs and carers might utilise in practice.

Learning outcomes:

  • Principles of Palliative Care
  • Supporting hydration and nutrition at EOL (workshop)
  • Care support for EOL symptoms
  • Fatigue management and the use of rehab in palliative care
  • Challenging conversations using simulated learning
  • Intermediate communication workshop
  • Bereavement awareness skills
  • Resilience and wellbeing

Who should attend?

Health Care Assistants or paid care workers supporting service users with PEoLC needs.

When is the next course?

2 day course held over:

  • Wednesday 26 & Thursday 27 June 2024
  • Thursday 21 & Friday 22 November 2024

Time: 09.30 – 16.00

Where is the course being held?

At St Barnabas House


June course: Free

November course: £200

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