This session focuses on ‘last offices’ care after death. You will gain an understanding of what to do when an individual dies. The legalities around care after death. This course will explore religious/ cultural customs in care after death. You gain an understanding to the stages of loss and grief. This session is both informative an interactive, with activities, group discussions and handouts provided
What will I lean from this course (learning objectives)?
- Identify the role of the health care assistant (HCA) in care after death
- Legal aspect of care after death.
- Outline the importance of the individuals wishes, preferences religious and cultural customs
- Gain an understanding of the stages of grief and how you may be able to support the family and individuals after death.
Suitable for Health care assistants and any other health care professionals