Domiciliary Care Training

Domiciliary Care Training Supporting those at End of Life
Led by: Jill Short, Nurse Specialist & Education Lead

Domiciliary Care Training

We believe in giving people and their families a voice by working together and listening to their needs. This one day workshop aims to support Domiciliary Care workers to aim to provide care of the highest quality and develop & shape services for the future.

Domiciliary Care Training Course date:

25th September.

09:30 – 16:00 (both dates).

Course Fee:

£25 per person.

to include all course materials, refreshments  and a light lunch

Course Venue:

Rowans Hospice, Purbrook Heath Road, Purbrook, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 5RU

Target Audience:

Domiciliary Care workers who support and care for people, and their families, who are approaching end of life or have Palliative Care needs.

Course Information:

This workshop will:

  • Identify the levels of communication skills required to communicate effectively with a person at the end of life, establish their needs and determine their preferences.
  • Offer practical skills when dealing with difficult conversations.
  • Explain the dying process and common signs and symptoms observed during end of life for staff providing care to a dying person.
  • Consider best practice when caring for people during the dying process in respect to personal care, oral care, fluids and nutrition.
  • Demonstrate how multi-agency working can achieve the best possible outcomes for the dying person.
  • Describe what Advance Care Planning is and how to evaluate current methods of internal and multi-disciplinary communication & documentation in End of Life Care.
  • Establish methods of person-centred care which observe and respect what is important to a person during the dying process.
Course Testimonials

"I feel it reminded me about aspects of good communication and understanding"

"Trainer was excellent"

"Very informative"

"Really helpful"

To book a place or for more information please contact: education@rowanshospice.co.uk

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