Palliative Care for Care Assistants - Course 2, Session 1

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This course is designed to support Care Assistants to deliver improved palliative care to their patients by enhancing their knowledge and understanding of palliative care by exploring a number of topics which include:

 Principles of palliative care

  • Understanding pain and other common symptoms
  • Communicating with and supporting the dying person, their family and whanau
  • Caring for dying residents in the last days of life
  • Understanding loss and grief

 Cost: Free

Course two: Tuesday 5th Sept 2017, 8.30am - 12.30pm  -AND-  Tuesday 19th Sept 2017, 8.30am - 12.30pm

 Registrations are essential for this course.