End of life care

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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.

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Course Description

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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.

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  • 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.
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“The learner is able to take a break and go back to the training at any time. The certificate is easy to download and a printed version is also posted to the learner. The quiz at the end really tests the learner’s knowledge to evidence they have learnt what is expected.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this End of life care course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the End of life care course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this End of life care course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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End of Life Care
End of life care
£20 + VAT