This course is designed for a wide range of students who wish to gain an understanding of end of life care.
This course is designed for adult learners studying part time as a hobby or to support a change in their career.
Successful students will be able to provide support in end of life care when working in healthcare or social care roles.
You will need:
• To be 16 years of age or above
• It may also be useful to have already achieved a Level 1 qualification in health and social care.
• To complete a satisfactory initial assessment in literacy skills.
You will study the following 6 mandatory units:
• How to work in end of life care
• Care planning in end of life care
• The support needed to manage pain and discomfort
• How dementia impacts on end of life care
• The role of the care worker in time of death
• The loss and grief process
Each learner must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. You will be allocated an assessor who will support you through the learning process and assess your work, providing advice and guidance. You would be expected to complete the programme in 16 weeks.
This course is Distance Learning and has flexible start dates so you can start at any time throughout the year.
On completion of this course you will receive a Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care, from NCFE.
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