End of Life Care awareness

End of Life Care awareness course


This course is designed for delegates who wish to improve their understanding of end of life care.This awareness course will help delegates to develop their understanding and knowledge of how to sensitively and appropriately care for people in the final stages of their life.


2 to 2.5 hours (depending upon group size).

Course content

  • What is meant by the term End of Life Care (EoLC)?
  • Planning and Directing End of life care
  • End of Life Care strategy 2008
  • Gold Standards Framework (GSF)
  • NHS England Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care framework 2015-20
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines 2015
  • Five areas of person-centred care
  • Critical Areas Identified in Individual EoL Plans
  • End of Life Care Approach
  • Reaction and fears about death and dying
  • Positive and negative experiences of death and dying
  • Dementia and End of Life Care
  • Advanced care planning - Advanced Statements and Decisions
  • Advance Directives to Refuse Treatment
  • Management of end of life person's symptoms
  • Do Not Resuscitate – DNACPR
  • Roles and responsibilities of carers in End of Life Care
  • Last offices of religions
  • Bereavement - complicated bereavement factors
  • Experience of Grief and Loss of someone
  • Steps to take immediately after death has occurred
  • National Palliative and End of Life Care Partnership


Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING today on 0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.


Assessment is ongoing by the instructor.


A certificate of attendance from MEDISAFE TRAINING will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.

Important Information

Please note that the candidates should have satisfactory English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete any assessments.

Please also note that ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.

    • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
    • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
    • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.
End of Life Care Awareness course