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.