This course in Understanding End of Life Care is catered to supply learners with an understanding of the principles of palliative care allowing them to provide comprehensive and appropriate support to people nearing the end of life. Learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of; the different perspectives on death and dying, the aims of end of life care, the support needed to manage pain and discomfort, how dementia impacts on end of life care and how to provide appropriate support to individuals
with this condition at the end of life, the role of the health and social care worker at the time of death and how to appropriately support the bereaved.
The Certificate consists of three assessments normally taking up to four weeks per assessment so there is no need to attend a college to gain the qualification. The learning materials contain the knowledge needed to meet the assessment requirements of the course and activities allow you to practice your skills and test your learning. Assessment is based on a combination of knowledge and skills learned on the programme. You must complete all assessments, within the agreed timescales and submit these for marking by our team of qualified tutors. Your tutor will provide feedback, advice and guidance to ensure you can complete the course. Upon successful completion of both assessments you will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care.
There are no fees for this course as the Fire Brigades Union Learning Centre has secured funding with our Learning Partners. Please ensure that when you enrol on this course you are committed to completing the programme of study within the allocated timescales. Should you not complete the course in full, you may be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs. Funded places are subject to availability and are subject to the terms and conditions of our Further Education Partners