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Palliative Care

Palliative Care

 

Who should attend:

Either care staff or trained staff but not a mixed group as their needs are very different.

 

Course benefits:

Both courses allow for people to discuss their own feelings/experiences of dealing with a life limiting illness.

 

Additional information:

The course can is designed more for people who do not have a great deal of experience in this field or as just a refresher. In one course you can’t cover all aspects of palliative care as it is very diverse depending on the reason the patient needs palliative care.

 

Certification:

All candidates who participate to the required level will receive a certificate of attendance from Essential Training

 

Contents:

Care staff:

• Communication skills

• Skin care

• Mouth care

• The importance of nutrition

• Simple ways they can help elevate symptoms/pain by positioning some of the common symptoms they might encounter

• The basics of loss and bereavement for the families and the patient

• Dealing with haemorrhages from fungating wounds

• Spiritual issues

• What they might see in the last 48hrs of life

• Dealing with their own feelings/staff support

 

Trained staff:

• Communication skills

• Skin care

• Mouth care

• The importance of nutrition

• Common symptoms

• Basics of loss and bereavement for the families and the patient

• Dealing with haemorrhages from fungating wounds

• Spiritual issues

• What they might see in the last 48hrs of life

• Dealing with their own feelings/staff support

• Basics of pain /symptom control i.e. ways of doing this and some of the common drugs /treatments used.

• Dealing with fungating wounds and malodorous wounds.

For more details on this course or any other training please call 01271 830338 or use our contact form to request a call