This one-day workshop is open to all health care professionals and volunteers wanting to work in a palliative care setting. The aim is to provide understanding, awareness and skills related to living and dying, and how to best provide support, encouragement and care to someone who is dying or bereaved. This training has an emphasis on personal development through gaining knowledge, skills and attitudes that assist in providing care for those who are dealing with the end stage of life. Palliative care takes into account the various domains of human functioning, including the physical, the emotional, the spiritual, the mental, the moral, the social and the aesthetic. Topics Include:
- Hospice and Palliative Care Principles, Needs, and History
- Philosophy, Concepts, Components and Standards for Palliative Care
- Integral Approach to Palliative Care
- Dealing with Grief and Loss, Death and Dying
- Spiritual Dimensions and Spiritual Distress
Wednesday | 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Training Room, Paradise Kids Building
Presented By: Deirdre Hanna, Elle Flynn, Terry Ayling, Jean Nixon and Vikki Strickland.
Offered: 13th of June 2018
Duration: 1 Day Workshop
Active Volunteers: Free*
Inclusions: Course Materials
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