End of Life Care
The End of Life Care training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.
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By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Describe the key principles of palliative care and end of life care.
Describe the principles of good practice within the process of advance care planning.
Explain the purpose of assessment in end of life care.
Explain what is included in a holistic assessment.
Describe the core steps in the assessment of symptoms to reach a diagnosis.
Describe the principles of good communication in end of life care.
Target Population: All staff who may be called upon to undertake to undertake end of life care in the course of their duties.
Course Duration: 3 hours
Certification: Level 1 Award in End of Life Care.
Assessment: Knowledge assessment via a question paper.
Number of Participants: 16 Maximum
End of Life Care Training:
Meets the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974 Equality Act 2010; Mental Capacity Act 2005 and associated code of practice; Mental Health Act 2007 and Code of Practice; Human Medicines Regulations 2012 and the Human Rights Act.
Based on compliance requirements from the Clinical Standards of the Royal College of Physicians, Department of Health's End of Life Care Strategy for England 2008, The Leadership Alliance for the care of dying people (June 2014), National End of Life Care Programme, Advance Care Planning: a guide for health and social care staff.
Based on requirements placed on healthcare employers and employees by the Health and Social Care Act 2008(Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014, Children Act 1969 and the Care Act 2014 (this Act particularly now has a focus on the needs of family/friends as carers).
Can assist Health & Social Care Diploma candidates with the various elements of their learning.