Date of publication: March 2011
Publication type: Web article
In a nutshell: This article reports on a series of introductory courses run by Wirral Metropolitan College Health and Social Care team, on the principles of end of life care for domicillary workers. The team in partnership with Wirral Department of Adult Social Services, NHS Wirral and Merseyside & Cheshire Cancer Network have delivered 8 two-day courses to 130 domicillary staff. Feedback from particpants and their managers has been very positive. Participants feel they have increased confidence, skills and knowledge and most feel they will benefit from the training and apply it in practice.