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End of Life Care

This course is designed to help to prepare care workers for dealing with the emotional and practical issues surrounding death, dying and bereavement. There are many important issues to consider:

- The emotional aspects of coping with terminal illness and the death of service users
- Support of the service user, other care workers and relatives
- Policies and procedures
- Preparing for death
- Announcing a death
- Cultural background considerations
- Common reactions to death
- Ongoing support for staff, friends and family
- Supporting someone through the different stages of bereavement
- What happens to the body after death
- The role of the funeral director.

This course should be supported with our course relating to Grief Awareness

Standards: Care Council for Wales Induction Section 4.2.7 Health & Social Care NOS/NVQ Units 226, 233, 239, 384 & 385

Course Content

- Attitudes to Death
- Reactions to Death
- Expected Death
- Sudden Death
- Suicide
- Preparing for Death
- The Death
- The Body
- The Funeral Director
- Announcing the Death
- Practical Things
- Before the Funeral
- The Funeral
- After the Funeral
- Bereavement
- Ongoing Support
- Support for Staff
- Anniversaries
- Training for Staff

Course Details

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