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Day 1 - Foundations in Palliative & End of Life Care

Date:  22.04.19                       Time:  09:30 - 16:30                Venue:  Cornhill Macmillan Centre,  Perth PH1 1NX

Provides an awareness of the principles of palliative care and how these can be applied to anyone with a life limiting illness and the importance of anticipatory care planning.

Explores the importance of a holistic approach to providing assessment, care and support and the trajectory of the individuals journey from the point of diagnosis.  What changes might take place as their health and support needs progress and how these can be best managed.

We explore communication needs between the individual, families and the wider care team. 

  • The challenges and barriers to good communication.
  • How to have difficult discussions in emotional and sensitive situations.
  • Team working
  • How staff can look after themselves when supporting individuals and families to cope with death & dying.
  • Where to find support, information and guidance.

 Lead Trainer: Yvonne Gray      Email: YGray@pkc.gov.uk    

 

 To book please click here

 

Please be aware we require 48 hours’ notice if you need to cancel your place on this learning session.

If 48 hours’ notice is not given or if you fail to attend on the day, there may be a charge of £50 for non-attendance.

To cancel your booking, please go to www.eventbrite.co.uk.

Alternatively you can contact the Health & Social Care Partnership Learning and Development Team on

01738 477828 or email hcctraining@pkc.gov.uk