This end of life care course is ideal for those looking to work in palliate care or a related healthcare profession. It covers the role and responsibilities of the carer, equipping learners with the skills and knowledge to support individuals in vulnerable medical states through the final stages of life.
In this comprehensive training course, you will deepen your understanding of the process and patterns of dying, and the emotions and feelings of those going through the final stages of life. You will learn how to provide person-centred support to those in vulnerable medical states, developing a range of communication and customer service skills along the way.
This course will also take you through the support and aftercare process in detail, providing you with essential information on how to work in a team of other professionals involved in end of life care.
Who should take the course
- Palliative Care Assistant
- Care Home Assistant
- End of Life Coordinator
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
In module one, we will deepen our knowledge of end of life care, the role of palliative carers and the duties involved in end of life care provision.
In module two, we will learn about the common feelings and emotions of those in a vulnerable medical state and how to provide adequate mental health support to care service users.
In module three, we will take a look at the dying process and the patterns and stages of dying and old age.
In module four, we will gain a deeper understanding of the stages of the dying process, taking a look at both physical and mental changes.