This course explores the issues surrounding death and dying. It helps develop an understanding of end of life care and improves awareness of the support available. It addresses key questions and situations a carer may be faced with and looks at how to respond. It provides an understanding of the role of the carer. It develops communication skills and knowledge of how to support those dealing with loss, grief and providing reassurance and acceptance.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for anyone who would like to, or is already working in the health and social care sector and who want to develop knowledge of end of life care, which can be applied to a wide range of job roles.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care.
This course is delivered over a number of months via distance learning
What will I learn?
- How to work in end of life care
- Care planning in end of life care
- Support to manage pain and discomfort
- End of life care and dementia
- The role of the care worker in time of death
- Understanding loss and grief
You will be assessed by completion of a learning work-book supported by feedback from your tutor. The workbook contains reflective activities designed to reinforce your learning and test your knowledge.