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"Dying to do better" is a Course

"Dying to do better"

Started Oct 6, 2022

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Full course description

Part 1 – Thursday 6th October 2022 – 9:30am – 1:30pm
Part 2 – Friday 7th October 2022 – 9:30am – 1:30pm
£140 per person
Lead trainer: Natasha Wilson

·         This course will give participants the opportunity to understand how to use strategies and tools to support a systematic assessment of pain and distress for people living with dementia who are approaching the end of their lives.

·         Participants will consider the key factors involved in making decisions at the end of life and understand how to apply these practically within suggested frameworks, settings and circumstances.

·         Participants will develop knowledge and understanding of the spiritual and psychosocial needs of people living with dementia at the end of life and discover practical ways to support them.

·         Participants will also develop strategies which will enable them to offer support to families, friends and colleagues as the end of life approaches.

·         Participants will develop skills which will enable them to support family, friends and care staff to maintain positive relationships with a person living with dementia who is approaching the end of their life.

·         Participants will understand and be able to challenge the stigmas around dementia which can negatively impact on people’s ability to live and die well with dementia.

·         Participants will hear from Experts by Experience about their own experiences of advance decisions and end of life conversations.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an e-certificate for their CPD records.