Care After Death

Time: Half day
Aim: Provide excellent support and care after death

Objectives: By the end of the session the domiciliary care worker will be able to:

Identify necessary actions for care after death
Offer practical support and information to families, significant others, colleages and other individuals
Recognise aspects of grief and breavement
Respect individual faiths and beliefs to address individual wishes
Explore support mechanisms to protect self

Handouts and Leaflets
Support Sheet - What to do After Death
Information on what to do when someone dies
Download: Support Sheet - What to do After Death
Care of Self Handout
Provides information on support to protect self while providing care for other
Download: Care of Self Handout
Stress Buster Handout
Provides advice on how to handle stress
Download: Stress Buster Handout
Grounding Exercise
Provides advice on how to remain calm and well balanced
Download: Grounding Exercise
Role of the Care Worker
Provides information on the Care Worker’s role regarding care after death
Download: Role of the Care Worker
Knowledge, Skills and Confidence - Post-Programme
To self-assess your current level of knowledge, skills and confidence around the core end of life topics covered in the Six Steps Programme
Download: Knowledge, Skills and Confidence - Post Programme
Other Supporting Materials
Attendance Register
A register that can be used at any events and workshops
Download: Attendance Register
Step 6 Workshop PowerPoint Presentation
An overview of step 6
Download: Step 6 Workshop PowerPoint Presentation
The Route to Success
The programme is based on The Route to Success and guides each workshop
Download: The Route to Success in Domiciliary Care
Care After Death
A guide to care after death, including personal care after death and ongoing support of the family
Download: Care After Death
What to do After Death in England and Wales
Link to website that provides practical help on what to do after a death including registering a death and making funeral arrangements
Visit the website here
Tell Us Once
A service that lets individuals report a death to most government organisations in one go
Visit the website here
Step 6 To Do List
A checklist of actions to be completed
Download: Step 6 To Do List
Workshop Evaluation Form
Provides feedback to the facilitators, which will help continually develop and improve the delivery of the programme
Download: Workshop Evaluation Form
Full Programme Evaluation Form
Allows delegates to provide feedback on the Six Steps programme, which will help to prepare future programmes
Download: Full Programme Evaluation Form
Six Steps Certificate
On completion of the programme the care worker will receive their certificate to acknowledge their achievement
Download: Six Steps Certificate