Why is this training important?
Supporting someone approaching the end of their life can be the most challenging work any health and social care worker faces, but it can also be the most rewarding.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is designed for staff currently working or volunteering in the health and social care sector or for individuals who wish to develop their understanding and confidence in palliative care.
Learners will develop their knowledge, understanding and have opportunity to discuss:-
- Different perspectives on death and dying
- The aims, principles and policies of end of life care
- Factors regarding communication
- How to access the range of support services
How long is the course?
The course is initially a half day workshop, starting at 0930 and finishing at 1330. Delegates will then receive a workbook, learning materials and on-line tutor support to enable completion.
Are there any entry requirements?
Delegates will need to complete a learning plan prior to the start of the course to ensure emotional support is in place.
How is the course assessed?
On completion of the HABC workbook, this can be completed verbally but we need to be aware of this before the start of the course.
When will I know if I have passed?
You will be given feedback from your assessor within 2 weeks of receipt of you completed workbook. This will let you know if you have met all the knowledge requirements or you need to add extra information.
Do I need to bring anything?
You will need proof of identification such as passport, driving licence or a signed bank card. This is a requirement of the Awarding Body HABC, Hiighfield Awarding Body for Compliance.
We supply tea, coffee and biscuits. There is also an on-site cafe which provides hot and cold meals, drinks and extremely good home made cakes!
What is the cost?
The cost is £45 (plus VAT) per person, £45 can be claimed through Workforce Development Funding via Suffolk Brokerage on production of the certificate – please ask us for more details. Group discounts are available for 4 or more people.