Workshops for Support Workers

We offer a series of workshops aimed at health and social care support workers in care homes, the community and hospital settings. The series of 3 workshops will cover the principles of End of Life Care. All workshops run from 1.30pm - 4.30pm in our training rooms at the hospice in Brentry (subject to change) and are £30 per person, per workshop.

Talking about end of life care wishes

13th September 2022      1.30pm - 4.30pm    On site

13th December 2022       1.30pm - 4.30pm    On site

Describe ways to sensitively approach talking about end of life care wishes and preferences

Explain the significance of cultural and spiritual considerations

Recognise ACP documentation (including ReSPECT) and the legal status of such.


Caring for someone with Dementia at end of life

28th September 2022      1.30pm - 4.30pm    On site

21st February 2023          1.30pm - 4.30pm    On site

Define Dementia and the common types

Recognise when the person with dementia is approaching End Of Life

Discuss the challenges of caring for a person with Dementia

Review symptoms and how they can be managed including tools that can aid

Hospice at Home nurses

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Supporting someone who is grieving

20th October 2022      1.30pm-4.30pm      On site

20th April 2023           1.30pm-4.30pm      On site

Describe what grief is

Explain what influences the experience of grief

Demonstrate how to support individuals who are grieving

Recognise ways to support yourself and colleagues

To book, please contact the Education Department stating your name, job title, organisation and source of funding.