Palliative Care Training For You
We deliver an innovative and wide-ranging programme of palliative care training. Drawing on a wealth of experience and expertise from it's professional healthcare staff and Education Team, anyone with an interest in End of Life Care will be able to find the right course for them.
Most of the courses below are open to anyone, although many require an application form that will be assessed for suitability. Organisations are also welcome to enquire about bespoke training courses.
Foundations in Palliative Care
A unique course using St Joseph's Hospice staff's expertise and experience in palliative care. Foundations in Palliative Care provides an interactive and insightful introduction into End of Life care for any health or social care professional that has a role in supporting people living with, or dying from advanced illness.
2018 dates available now
Advanced Communication Skills Training
Based on the Connected model, this 2 day course utilises an interactive workshop approach for participants to practise their skills and is relevant to all senior health and social care professionals.
2018 dates available now
QCF Level 3 Award in End of Life Care
A 4 day course aimed at health care workers with an interest in end of life care and the impact on individuals, their carers and families.
Next course: April 2018
Sharing expertise, promoting excellence. In this unique series of masterclasses, leading professionals share best practice, discuss ‘hot topics’ and promote excellence in palliative care.
Next session: More dates coming soon
Emotional Intelligence - Level 1 Award
This training will teach you strategies, models and techniques that will support you to uphold your personal & organisational values consistently, during times of stress and emotional overload.
Next course: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Sage & Thyme
Dealing with people in distress: this foundation level workshop (3 hours) teaches communications skills and how to empower patients and carers.
Next course: Thursday 26th April 2018
Training in the de-escalation and repsonsding to actual and potential aggression, including one-to-one incidents.
Next course: Thursday 8th March 2018
Building Emotional Resilience
Available for anyone to attend, this course will develop your understanding of emotional health and use strategies to recognise stress and build emotional resilience.
Next course: Tuesday 17th April 2018, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Handling Difficult Conversations
This course will develop skills and confidence to acknowledge difficult circumstances and feelings effectively, sensitively and professionally.
Next course: Tuesday 22nd May 2018 9:30am - 3:30pm
Verification of Expected Death
This course will help you understad the legal framework governing verification of expected death. The differences between verification and certification
Next course: Thursday 17th May 2018 1:30pm - 3.30pm