Training and education for domiciliary care staff in end of life care

Source: NHS National End of Life Care Programme

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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.

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