Introduction to Palliative Care & Enhancing Communication Skills Workshop


4th March 2020


9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Eligible to attend:

Healthcare Assistants and non-clinical staff working in all healthcare settings.



Aim: This 1 – day course, aimed at all eligible staff working in healthcare (community settings, hospitals and residential care settings), is designed to increase knowledge surrounding recognition of end of life in a person who has a palliative condition and enhance staff’s ability to communicate effectively during this time.

An overview of the following topics will be discussed;

  • What is Palliative Care?
  • Recognition of dying and common symptoms at end of life.
  • Spirituality at end of life.
  • Common communication challenges.
  • How to enhance communication.

The workshop will include a mix of education, group-work, reflection and role-play.

Accreditation / CPD: A certificate of attendance will be awarded.

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