Palliative Care for Carers

Date & Time:

Wednesday 23 February 2022 (09:30 - 16:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group:

This course is for all health care assistants working in nursing residential mental health Learning Disabilities settings and the START Team.


Course Overview:

The aim of this course is:

·         To gain a better understanding of end of life and palliative care.

·         To gain confidence in having end of life conversations.

·         To understand the importance of a Good Death

·         Understand the need for personal support and know where you can get support

Learning Objectives:


By the end of the training participants will have:

·         Know the difference between end of life and palliative care

·         Gain confidence in having difficult communication in relation to end of life planning  

·         Able to identify someone who is dying

·         Able to access support to enable resident to remain within the home to die

·         Understand importance of symptom control


 Special Instructions:

Due to Covid-19, to protect all the delegates, we have reduced the number of spaces.

It is also important that all delegates:

·         Do Not to come in if not well

·         Remember to wash hands regularly

·         Practice respiratory hygiene measures

·         Maintain social distancing

·         Bring own PPE (gloves, masks, aprons and gel)

·         Bring own refreshments



The Care Certificate: Standard 1,5,6 and 7






Places Available:


Further Information:


Wendy Bedford,RGN, District Nurse BSc Hons and PG cert in education qualified teacher and a Queens Nurse, Care home support team

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)