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.  

Initiating Difficult Discussions 

The importance of effective communication to initiate timely conversations about end of life.  

Advance Care Planning 

What Advance Care Planning is and key national guidance informing the process of Advance Care Planning 

Holistic Management of Pain in Advanced Illness 

The types and potential causes of pain, including the holistic dimensions of pain, taking into account the whole person. 

Holistic Management of Breathlessness in Advanced Illness 

Breathlessness, the common mechanisms that may contribute to this symptom in advanced illness and its reversible causes. 

Providing Dignified Care at the End of Life 

The common physical, psychological and spiritual needs of the dying person and how to provide person centred care. 

Working with Loss and Grief at the End of Life 

How different individuals respond to loss, grief and bereavement and identifying effective self-care strategies. 

Venue: St Joseph’s Hospice, Mare Street, London E8 4SA 

To book contact Kay Daley, K.daley@stjh.org.uk or call 020 8525 6072. 

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