Working with Loss, Sage and Thyme Course

Working with Loss, Sage and Thyme Course

Led by: Jill Short, Nurse Specialist & Education Lead, Dr Gemima Fitzgerald, Clinical Psychologist & Bereavement Lead Associate

Join us for this one day ‘working with loss, Sage and Thyme Course’ that we hope you will find interesting and stimulating. This workshop is an opportunity to stand back, take some space and contemplate on the work we are all involved in.

Working with Loss, Sage and Thyme Course date

Monday 13 November 09:30 – 16:30

Course Fee

£80 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

These courses are suitable for anyone who works in a place where you might need to support people who are bereaved; facing some form of loss; or who for some reason are anxious or worried. This includes all sorts of environments, clinical and non-clinical.

Course Information

The morning session will give you an opportunity to explore how people respond to loss and change, and some of the challenges this creates that you may face.

The afternoon session is a 3-hour SAGE and THYME foundation level 1 workshop helping us support people that are worried and or distressed.

The course provides:

  • An exploration of the current theories on grief and loss;
  • Course hand-outs;
  • A memorable structured approach for getting into and out of a conversation;
  • How to empower people who are worried or distressed;
  • Communication skills that are evidence based.
Course Testimonials

"The course moved through the subjects at a good pace"

"People were given plenty of time to reflect"

"Reaffirmed my practice"

"Helped to alleviate some unanswered questions and alleviate fear when dealing with patients and relatives"

"I feel more confident in how to approach people and communicate"