End of life care

£20 + VAT

Our end of life care course is perfect for people who work with people who are nearing the end of their life. Students will feel they have more knowledge on effective communication and person-centred care, as well as the legislation and policies that surround end of life care.

All about this course

This course will help you to gain a better knowledge of the policy which underpins end of life care. It will help you to learn about the delivery of great end of life care and improve your communication skills to strengthen working relationships during this period. You will also feel you have a better understanding on how to support the friends and family of the person that you are caring for.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Fully CPD registered
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
Fully printed certificate posted next day
Covers all required legislation and practices
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

Unit 1 – Understanding end of life care – In our first unit an overview of death and dying will be given, the policy surrounding end of life care, which links to local and national aims will also be covered, so students will feel they have a greater understanding of the policy.
Unit 2 -Effective communication and person-centred care- Here you will explore communication techniques and the possible barriers. You will then cover how to work with emotional reactions that can come about in difficult situations.
Unit 3 – Care plans and assessments for end of life care- Next you will explore the care plans and assessments that are relevant to end of life care. Person-centred care will also be covered and why it is the most important approach to providing care when someone is at the end of their life.
Unit 4 – The role of the care worker – In this unit you will explore the concepts of dignity and comfort in relation to end of life care and the importance of these for the care worker, whose role it is to assure they are carried out for individuals who are approaching end of life care.
Unit 5 – Final hours of care and the care of bereavement – In our final unit you will consider what happens during the final hours of someone’s life and what happens once death has taken place. The legal responsibilities after death will also be covered.

End of life care