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Nurse Verification of Expected Death

According to Hospice UK (2016), delays in verifying deaths have caused unnecessary distress to grieving families. It is acknowledged that registered nurses ‘want to contribute to the care of the deceased by providing timely verification of expected death’ (Jo Wilson, National Nurse Consultant ...READ MORE

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Applied Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

St Christopher’s Education is pleased to offer this 6 day course which is one from our series of events developed by our CBT specialists providing 1 day introductory and subject specific courses, a 3 day foundation course and this 6 day applied ‘CBT first-aider’ course providing CBT skills for ...READ MORE

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Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

St Christopher’s Education is pleased to offer this course which is one from our series of events developed by our CBT specialists providing 1 day introductory and subject specific courses, this 3 day foundation course and a 6 day applied ‘CBT first-aider’ course. This 3 day course provides ...READ MORE



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Award in Awareness of End of Life Care – City & Guilds Level 2 & 3

End of life care is something many health care support staff are involved in so learning how to support patients and their families through this life stage is increasingly important. The knowledge learned over these four days will enable Health Care Assistants and Support Workers to develop their ab ...READ MORE

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Mental Capacity at the End of Life

Whilst the Mental Capacity Act 2005 can be seen as an aspirational piece of legislation, it remains a challenge for professionals to ensure that the principles and guidance around best practice are followed in a consistent, person-centred, way. Challenges to practice abound - with capacity at end of ...READ MORE

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McKinley Syringe Pump Workshop

Syringe pumps are regularly used in symptom management, particularly at the end of life. Staff must have training before using them to ensure patient safety (Mukoreka and Sisay, 2015). We can provide this bespoke training here at St Christopher's or at a local venue that would be more convenient ...READ MORE

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Working with Children Facing Loss and Bereavement

This workshop aims to give the participants an understanding of the issues for children up to the age of 11 facing bereavement. We hope that you will finish the training feeling more confident about how to support children in your setting, that you will be more able to assess when a child needs to b ...READ MORE

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Young People Facing Bereavement

This workshop is for those who work directly with young people aged 11-18 and who wish to learn more about their needs in facing bereavement. We will be looking at how young people grieve, different approaches and skills in supporting them, and difficult issues such as sudden death. ...READ MORE