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End of Life Champion Programme

Subject category: General Health and Social Care

Course overview

This programme will support the development of a team of subject specialists for end of life who can champion end of life across their organisation. Champions will have the responsibility to cascade information across their teams, and support their teams to answer questions and queries within their specialist area. They will also provide feedback to their organisation on the practice they experience and put forward recommendations that will ultimately improve the quality of care and support being received.

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:-
Group discussions, small group activities, scenario based activities, DVD clip and a range of service specific equipment if required.

This course has been developed and mapped to:
NICE Quality Standard End of Life Care for Adults
And the following QCF units:
Understand How to Work in End of Life Care
Understand How to Provide Support When Working End of Life Care
Understand How to Support Individuals During the Last Days of Life

Course content

Attended a 5 day programme
Completed a Level 3 Award in Awareness of End of Life
Built a portfolio of Evidence
Completed 3 Assignments
Built a network and organisations to work with resource list

Learning outcomes

  • Give an overview of the programme
  • Explain the role of the champion
  • Give an overview of the national end of life strategy
  • Explain the aims, principles and policies of end of life care
  • Describe the current approaches to end of life care
  • Describe life limiting conditions
  • Describe the different perspectives of death and dying
  • Explain how to support an Individual’s responses to their anticipated death
  • Explain the factors regarding communication in end of life care
  • Self-directed study for assignment for unit one
  • Explain the common features of support during the last days of life
  • Describe the impact of the last days of life on the individual and others
  • Explain how to support an individual and others during the last days of life
  • Describe the actions to be taken following an individual’s death
  • Explain the importance of managing own feelings
  • Self-directed study for assignment for unit two Explain the principles of advance care planning
  • Explain the legal position of an advance care plan
  • Describe advance decisions to refuse treatment
  • Explain preferred priorities of care
  • Give an overview of a DNACPR order
  • Explain the impact of Mental Capacity in end of life and advance care plans
  • Explain how to embed cultural awareness in end of life care
  • Describe the process of advance care planning
  • Explain how to incorporate person centred approaches
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of staff in end of life care and advance care planning
  • Self –directed study for assignment for unit three 
  • Explain the current theory and practice underpinning end of life care
  • Identify the key relationships for leading and managing end of life care
  • Explain how to support staff and others in the delivery of excellence in the end of life care services
  • Explain how to improve the quality of end of life care services
  • Describe the systems and procedures necessary to support individuals experiencing significant life events
  • Describe the resources to support individuals experiencing significant life events
  • Explain how to support staff to respond to individuals experiencing significant life events
  • Plan for Champions forums and meetings
  • Complete end of programme review and feedback 
  • Submit a completed portfolio

Duration

5 days

Call us on 01727 733 999 or email us at info@uniquetrainingsolutions.co.uk to find out how we can help you with this course.

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