Education and training courses
These are the current training courses, workshop and forums we’re offering at Pilgrims Hospices. Any questions? Please call us on 01227 812616.
Advance Care Planning Workshop including Do not Attempt Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) Awareness
Improve confidence in end of life care discussions Improve Communication Skills Benefits and challenges in ACP
(formerly delivered through the Connected programme) Course content: Effective communication between patients and clinicians is fundamental to the delivery of high-quality, end-of-life care. Research has shown that communication skills can be improved through experiential learning. Through discussions, exercises and the extensive use of role play, this course gives delegates the opportunity to develop, practice and consolidate their [...]
This is a unique forum providing an opportunity for multi-disciplinary professionals to enhance the care of patients.
Note: Compassion awareness is not available as an online booking, please ignore the usual booking buttons and instead download the Application form for return to the team. Thank you. The content of these workshops is as follows: explaining the characteristics of compassionate care; the importance of compassion in practice; identifying examples of compassionate care; the issue of compassion fatigue; approaches to manage [...]
This interactive day is relevant to all front line staff working with patients/residents who have dementia. This study day will be co-facilitated by Pilgrims Hospices and the Home Treatment Service (Dementia) Team. Learning outcomes: A better understanding of the management of dementia; Improved knowledge of the resources that support patients, carers and relatives; An understanding of end of life care and [...]
Increase awareness in DNACPR Improve confidence in End of Life Care discussions benefits and challenges around DNACPR decision making
Improving the knowledge, skills and attitudes required by HCAs to provide end of life care.
Enhancing knowledge of the principles and practices of palliative care.
We will be hosting a free Royal College of Nursing study day on end of life care, taking place at the Ann Robertson Centre. It will feature talks and discussions led by the Pilgrims Hospices team, and will be chaired by Cate Russell, Pilgrims Hospices Chief Executive. Date: Friday 24 March 2017 Time: 1pm – 5pm Venue: Charles Dickens Room, Ann Robertson Centre, [...]
Do you know how to talk to someone who is worried or distressed? The SAGE & THYME foundation level workshop (3 hours) teaches: A memorable structured approach for getting into and out of a conversation. How to empower patients/carers who are worried or distressed Communication skills that are evidence based. Dates, times and Venues. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start [...]