Care Home Courses


Key elements of Palliative Care for Care Workers

THIS COURSE IS RUN OVER NINE WEEKS WITH SEVEN, THREE HOUR CLASSROOM SESSIONS AND TWO DAYS PRACTICE PLACEMENTS.

This course will enable participants to increase and develop their knowledge, understanding and practical skills in palliative care.  Can also provide underpinning knowledge evidence to support QCF.

Who is it for?

All health and social care workers employed in care homes, hospitals, patient’s homes and hospices.

Duration

9 Weeks (7 x 3Hr Classroom Sessions and 2 Days Practice Placements)

  • 7 three hour classroom sessions, 1.00 – 4.00 pm
  • Independent study through a workbook
  • 2 days specialist palliative care placement
  • Facilitation in students own workplace to help apply new knowledge

Course Overview

  • Key concepts in palliative care
  • Symptoms and physical aspects of palliative care
  • Communication skills
  • Dementia
  • Loss, grief and bereavement
  • End of life tools

Cost

FREE of charge to staff working in Central, Eastern & Western Cheshire

(£250 to staff working outside these areas)

Course Dates

  • Friday 20 April 2018
  • Friday 27 April 2018
  • Friday 04 May 2018
  • w/c Monday 07 May 2018 (Placement)
  • Friday 18 May 2018
  • w/c Monday 21 May 2018 (Placement)
  • Friday 01 June 2018
  • Friday 08 June 2018
  • Friday 15 June 2018

Venue – ST LUKES (CHESHIRE) HOSPICE, GROSVENOR HOUSE, QUEENSWAY, WINSFORD, CHESHIRE, CW7 1BH

OR

  • Friday 07 September 2018
  • Friday 14 September 2018
  • Friday 21 September 2018
  • w/c Monday 24 September 2018 (Placement)
  • Friday 05 October 2018
  • w/c Monday 08 October 2018 (Placement)
  • Friday 19 October 2018
  • Friday 26 October 2018
  • Friday 02 November 2018

Venue – Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Gordon Lane, Backford, Chester, CH2 4DG

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