This course has been designed to ensure that you possess a theoretical knowledge and practical skills in supporting people facing the end of their lives, and will assess your ability to do the following:
*Describe what is meant by Palliative Care.
*Understand how we cope with Palliative Care and help others to:
*Describe the different types of complementary therapies.
*Understand how to empathise with, and support patients.
*Describe some End of Life Care strategies.
*Think about your attitudes and fears about death and dying.
*Recognise different experiences around death and dying.
*Understand the need for Advanced Care Planning.
*Describe the importance of Symptom Management.
*Describe ‘Advance Directives’.
*Understand roles and responsibilities in End of Life Care.
*Describe ‘Last Offices’.
*Understand the grief and loss process.