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Testimonials

"I am very happy indeed to recommend Judy for any post involving social work for the elderly. She visited shopped and organised care for my 95 year old mother during the months while my husband and I were away, with great flair, initiative and good sense. We were extremely grateful to her."
Dr. Shirley Holton MB
Ch B; DPH; FFPH

Formerly Director of Public Health, Wycombe Primary Care Trust
 

End of Life Workshop

The course discusses the Mental Capacity Act and how it relates to Advance Care Planning.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand 7C’s of the Gold Standard Framework (NHS) and stages and goals of Liverpool Care Pathway.
  • Be able to define Palliative Care. Have some knowledge of the background to the Hospice Movement
  • Be able to ask difficult questions in an empathetic way
  • Have more insight into what dying people really want
  • Have an understanding of legal and ethical issues associated with End of Life Care
  • Consider Advance Care Planning and the impact of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Understand the Stages of Grief and how they relate to End of Life
  • Identify major cultural and religious differences associated with end of life.
  • Identify ways to look after their own mental and physical health and well being
  • Be given guidelines on communication with families and those at the end of their life.
  • Begin to develop an action plan to put their learning into practice

Time will be allocated to answer individual questions and concerns

This workshop can be fitted to suit individual provider’s needs

Judy is the co author of of End of Life The Essential Guide to Caring published by Hammersmith Press 2010