This session focuses on the basics of end of life care and is a great foundation for new staff and individuals unsure about palliative and end of life care. The session is both informative and interactive with a good variety of activities, including a presentation, group discussion, handouts and information to take away.
Suitable for any health or social care professionals (care and nursing home staff, carers in the community and health care professionals) who work with life-limiting conditions or have an interest in developing their knowledge around end of life care.
What will I learn from this course (learning objectives)?
- The five priorities of end-of-life care.
- My care wishes (Yellow Folder) – what are they for? Why do we need them?
- How to recognising dying and when to seek advice
- Practical care for individuals who are dying
- Non pharmaceutical methods of pain management.
- The difference between palliative care and end-of-life care