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End of Life


Learning Outcomes:


  • 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. Highly commended and given Public Understanding of Science Award at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2011

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