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"Dying to do better" is a Course

"Dying to do better"

Started 6 Oct 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

If you are booking this course on behalf of someone else please enter their name and email address on the booking form when prompted. If you are booking multiple places please enter the name and email addresses of each attendee on the same form.

·         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.

Terms and Conditions

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Cancellations must be made via email to For places cancelled by the Monday four weeks before the start of the course, the full course fee will be refunded. Between the following Tuesday and the second Monday before the course, inclusive, a charge of 50% of the fee will be made. After that day, or for non- attendance, the full amount will be payable.