Education

We offer a varied programme of education for our staff, volunteers, fellow healthcare professionals and the wider community. We believe that providing good healthcare education is central to outstanding end of life care. Our training is delivered by experts and can involve theory, reflections, group work, participation and discussion.

See the bottom of this page for a collection of educational downloads.

To find out the upcoming dates of any of the courses below, please email education@rowanshospice.co.uk. If you apply online, we will send you available dates and confirm your booking directly with you.

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Health & Well-Being Courses

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

The practice of Mindfulness allows us to become more awake to the present moment, providing a way to experience yourself and the world around you with non-judgemental awareness. The course is 9 weeks long and open to anyone in the community who wants to learn more about the practice of mindfulness.

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Resilience Workshop

This workshop aims to provide you with the tools and techniques to help develop resilience for your journey through life. Resilience is the ability to tolerate, cope with and overcome adverse events or stress, and to learn, grow and develop as a result of these.

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Growth and Resilience Conference

Dates:

15 October

Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to hear inspirational public speakers, take part in sessions to improve your resilience, and enjoy a performance of “Both Sides Now”, a play by national playwright Brian Daniels that has been specially commissioned by Rowans Hospice Trustees to mark our Silver Jubilee.

Growth and Resilience Conference

Nurse Provision and Role Enhancing Courses

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Syringe Driver Training

This 2 hour training session updates your existing knowledge to safely practice and explore the reasons for setting up and managing a patient requiring a syringe driver.

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Verification of Expected Death (VoED) Training

To provide the skills and knowledge for recognising death, the process for anticipating an expected death and knowing when not to verify death.

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Discussions and Decision Making for uDNACPR

To increase confidence and competence in making and communicating these decisions with patients and/or relatives.

Discussions and Decision Making for uDNACPR

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Link Nurse Group

These Link Nurse Group Meetings are an opportunity to meet other professionals working within Palliative and End of Life Care (EOLC), consisting of an education session and supervision from
qualified and experienced professional healthcare practitioners.

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Palliative Care Courses

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Putting Ambitions into Action

To enhance knowledge and skills within Palliative and End of Life Care for those working in the community setting that are regularly managing patients in this area of care.

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Embedding the Five Priorities of Care

To provide the knowledge and establish ways of embedding the Five Priorities of Care for the dying person.

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Domiciliary Care Supporting those at End of Life

To enable Domiciliary Care workers to provide care of the highest quality and develop and shape services for the future.

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Namaste Care Programme for your Care Home

This course is designed to support you in the setting up of the Namaste Care Programme in your home to care for the well-being of people with advanced dementia at the end of their lives. It is a structured care programme integrating compassionate nursing care with meaningful, individualised activities.

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Six Steps to Success Programme for Nursing Homes

Dates:

9-12 month programme dates and times negotiated to suit homes requirements

The Six Steps to Success programme has been developed to enhance End of Life Care through facilitating organisational change, and supporting staff to develop their roles around End of Life Care.

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Communication Courses

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Working with Loss and the SAGE & THYME Foundation Level workshop

This course is divided into two parts. The morning session gives the participant an opportunity to explore how individuals respond to loss and change and the afternoon session is a 3 hour SAGE & THYME foundation workshop designed to train staff to listen and respond to individuals who are distressed or concerned.

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SAGE & THYME Foundation Level workshop afternoon course

A three-hour course without the Working With Loss section.

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Complex Discussions in End of Life Care

To provide an opportunity to explore the puzzles you will have experienced in your clinical work and develop new strategies for addressing these challenges.

Please note Course Requirement: Having some form of difficult or complex conversations in end of life care within job role is essential.

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Speaking Out Course

This course aims to equip people (with personal experience of End of Life Care) with the skills, information and confidence to speak out about their experience and why a campaign to break the taboo around dying, death and bereavement is so important.

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Supporting Difficult Conversations for Non-clinicians

To provide a set of skills to enable you to respond to difficult conversations effectively and with empathy

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Accredited Courses

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QCF Level 2 Award in End of Life Care

This course aims to assess the learner’s knowledge and understanding when beginning to work in End of Life Care.

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QCF Level 3 Award in End of Life Care

This course will help you to learn how to provide support when working in end of life care, and how to support individuals during the last days of life.

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Bespoke Courses

To discuss details of our Bespoke Courses, please contact education@rowanshospice.co.uk

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