HSG End of Life Care

The Health & Safety Group
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Professional Training
3 hours
14.95 GBP excl. VAT
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HSG End of Life Care

During the COVID-19 pandemic, more than ever, people working in healthcare are finding themselves working with people who are dying, or whose condition is deteriorating rapidly.

Supporting someone who may be approaching the end of their life can be some ofthe most challenging work that any healthcare professional faces.

Staff need the right skills and knowledge to do their job competently and confidently, and the right training is vital for those who are supporting those reaching the end of their life.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


  • Understand and know how to apply the 6 principles of end of life care
  • Describe the holistic approach to palliative care
  • Understand the pain assessment process
  • Describe the types, symptoms and treatments of pain
  • Explain the different types of palliative care emergencies
  • Describe effective communication methods and highlight communication barriers
  • Explain advanced care planning and decision making process
  • Understand the legislative requirements surrounding end of life care
  • Discuss ways to improve patients wellbeing

Training Course Content

  • Definitions and principles
  • Holistic approach
  • Assessing pain and recognising symptoms
  • Symptom management
  • Communication methods and barriers
  • Ethical considerations
  • Advanced care planning
  • Treatment in the last days of life
  • Care after death
  • Bereavement and grief
  • Wellbeing and self care


Course Price: £14.95 + VAT

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The Health & Safety Group

The Health & Safety Group has been providing expert online, open, and in-house training courses across the UK since 2004. Training 100,000+ professionals each year, The Health & Safety Group provide expert training for a wide variety of professions and...

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W4 5YF London

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