End of life care

Learn more about how to support residents who have deteriorating health and who may be approaching their end of life.

This course will teach delegates about what palliative care is and help you to identify who might benefit from it in your service. You will explore how to initiate difficult conversations with clients, understand what services can support you, and consider the legal and ethical issues relating to palliative care.

Who is this course for?

This is an introductory level course.  It is suitable for frontline staff and managers working in the homelessness and supported housing sector.

What will you learn?

On completion of this course you will:

  • Know what palliative care is and who provides it
  • Know how to identify who meets the criteria for palliative care
  • Understand the importance of working in a multi-agency way, and know who and what can help you when a client’s health is deteriorating
  • Feel better able to initiate difficult conversations about deteriorating health and palliative care
  • Understand the legal and ethical issues surrounding palliative care
  • Understand ways you can get support for yourself, whilst supporting someone with their end of life care

Duration

One-day course

Costs (in-house training)

This course can be booked in-house for a team of up to 16
Members: £799
Associate members: £920
Non members: £1,150
 

Talk To Us

James Cuming

Training manager

James our training manager develops and manages Homeless Link's in-house training programme.

Telephone: 020 7840 4450
Email: james.cuming@homelesslink.org.uk
Twitter: @TrainingHL