Dorothy House Summer Newsletter 2022 - Page 10

Dorothy House led training

Wider support

Did you know that we are the leading provider of training for end of life care in our area ? As well as ensuring our workforce is fully equipped to best serve our community , our Education Team arranges external training for other health and social care professionals , such as district nurses , carers and GPs .
A life-limiting illness affects the individual ’ s body , mind , spirit , wellbeing , finances , families , friends and carers . Our education programme strives to improve skills , knowledge and attitude in all of these areas .
Our team of skilled clinicians works alongside our dedicated Education Team . They are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience , ensuring all activities are delivered with integrity and relevance to local need .
All sessions gave me new knowledge and understanding of different situations that I will carry into my future practice .
Course participant
Course examples
• Communication Skills : Suitable for all , this full-day course looks at the principles of clear communication and covers a variety of different communication techniques
• Dementia training : Suitable for all , this half-day course covers the complexities of looking after people with dementia , raising awareness and understanding
• Symptom management : Aimed at health and social care professionals , this full-day course looks at the symptoms most commonly experienced in palliative care , and how best to manage them
• Palliative care in marginalised groups : This course focuses on the inequalities in health care , and how this may impact individuals and their families
Non-Dorothy House patients benefit indirectly from our knowledge and expertise when their health the social care professionals attend our training courses . That is why we provide education and development opportunities – to build competence and confidence for anyone working in end of life and palliative care .
Non-Dorothy House patients benefit indirectly from our knowledge and expertise when the health and social care professionals who provide their care , attend our training courses . Although we are not directly involved with these patients , their providers are better equipped to support more people across our region with the quality end of life care that each of us deserves .
For more information , contact our Education Team P : 01225 722 988 E : education @ dorothyhouse-hospice . org . uk
10 Dorothy House Newsletter Summer 2022