End of Life Care Course

Our 3 hour End of Life Course is for care staff involved in palliative care or who may be likely to care for those approaching the end of their life.
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About this course

Our End of Life Course covers both Palliative and End of life care. The word Palliative Care comes from the Latin word, palliare, meaning to cloak. This includes any form of medical care or treatment that concentrates on reducing the severity of disease symptoms rather than attempting to reverse the progression of the disease. This means that palliative care deals with the management of pain and other physical symptoms.

The Council for Palliative Care definition (2006): “End of life care is care that helps all those with advanced, progressive, incurable illness to live as well as possible until they die.”

End of Life Care focuses on the care people receive in the last phase of life, this could be within the last six months to a year of the patients’ life, or even the last few days or weeks for some. This may also be referred to as the ‘dying phase’ or ‘terminal care’.

What does End of Life Care Course cover?

This course, which covers both palliative and end of life care, aims to enable participants to have a greater understanding of their End of Life Care responsibilities.

The course covers key principles of palliative and end of life care, giving participants the opportunity to understand how to carry out good practice within the process of advance care planning. Participants will also be able to offer good communication and support somebody who is approaching the end of their life.

Who is this course for?

This three hour course is for care staff involved in palliative care or who may be likely to care for those approaching the end of their life.

Attendees will learn their responsibilities as a carer or support worker and be able to create care plans for patients so as to ensure that their final moments are spent in a positive and stress-free environment.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Understand the principles of end of life care
  • Understand importance of establishing goals of care
  • List the 5 Priorities for care of the dying person
  • Feel confident to care for someone approaching the end of their life
  • Feel confident to support those people also involved in the dying person’s life

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Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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