Bereavement care training

For professionals:

Providing Holistic End of Life

This 12 week course will help to develop your skills in caring for people as their life ends and supporting their family and friends in the immediacy of their bereavement.

Utilising a range of learning methods, the course provides information and guidance for those caring for people experiencing loss and grief so empowering healthcare professionals to deliver end of life bereavement care in an holistic way.

The course aims to :

  • Promote an understanding of the impact of loss and grief
  • Empower staff and aid the development of their skills through self-awareness and resilience
  • Explore the practical issues for staff at the time leading up to and immediately following  a patient’s death
  • Increase awareness of organ and tissue donation
  • Provide an insight into cultural competence

How to book

Contact Helen Bradley, Bereavement and Donation Co-ordinator, for information.

Royal Preston Hospital, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 4HT

bands@lthtr.nhs.uk

01772 523730

Details

13 Level 3 credits

Provided by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in association with Ascentis, Sage & Thyme, Lancashire and South Cumbria Cancer Network.

Sage & Thyme Communication Skills Training (communicating with people in distress)

Utilising a range of learning methods, the course provides information and guidance for those caring for people experiencing loss and grief, so empowering healthcare professionals to deliver end of life bereavement care in an holistic way.

The course aims to :

  • Promote an understanding of the impact of loss and grief
  • Empower staff and aid the development of their skills through self-awareness and resilience
  • Explore the practical issues for staff at the time leading up to and immediately following  a patient’s death
  • Increase awareness of organ and tissue donation
  • Provide an insight into cultural competence

For supporting friends and family:

2 hour sessions for those supporting bereaved family and friends.

Utilising a range of learning tools, the session aims to empower you and build your confidence in supporting family and friends through grief.

For more information, please contact: 01772 523730