Who is it for ?
The End of Life Care Awareness training course is ideal for health and social care workers who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of end of life and palliative care. This Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care – RQF (QCF) Level 2 training course also has relevance to all types of care settings including; hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care.
Everyone facing life-limiting illness will need some degree of supportive care in addition to treatment for their condition. The End of Life Care Awareness training course – Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care – is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the principles of end of life and palliative care, enabling them to provide comprehensive and appropriate support to people nearing their end of life.
The End of Life Care Awareness training course aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of; the different perspectives on death and dying, the aims of end of life care, the support needed to manage pain and discomfort, how dementia impacts on end of life care and how to provide appropriate support to individuals with this condition at the end of life; the role of the health and social care worker at the time of death and how to appropriately support the bereaved.
The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care Awareness training course comprises five mandatory units presented in three concise module workbooks:
- Unit 01: Understand how to work in end of life care (Credit value: 3) (A/503/8085)
- Unit 02: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort (Credit value: 2) (T/504/5519)
- Unit 03: End of life care and dementia (Credit value: 2) (K/505/1981)
- Unit 04: Understand the role of the care worker in time of death (Credit value: 3) (H/505/1980)
- Unit 05: Understand loss and grief in end of life care (Credit value: 3) (M/505/1982)
Course delivery and assessment
Our learning materials and delivery of this End of Life Care Awareness training course – Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care (RQF (QCF)) comprise a number of workbooks, and tasks and activities. The learning materials include an assessment, which allows learners to demonstrate achievement of all learning outcomes associated with each unit. The assessment is available as a printed booklet or can be completed online.
By undertaking this End of Life Care Awareness training course learners will be able to; further their own CPD, meet the requirements of the national minimum training standards and CQC, and progress on to further qualifications, such as the Level 3 Certificate in Palliative Care, or in other health and social care or related subjects.
If you wish to enrol on this accredited End of Life Care Awareness Training course then please contact us. Upon payment of the course fees you will be sent a study pack which provides all you need to complete your studies:
- Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course
- Self-assessment activities
- Tutor support information
- Assignment marking & feedback