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JUNE 2024

Palliative Care for People with Advanced Dementia

  • Three separate study days
  • 9.30am-4.15pm
  • Usually online (see session details)

Three separate study days looking at various topics associated with the end of life for people living with advanced dementia and their carers

Introduction to Syringe Drivers Workshop

  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

The use of syringe drivers in palliative and end of life care. This course will provide an introduction to the essential skills and key components of syringe drivers.

Skills for Care Registered Managers Network Meeting

  • 2.5 hours
  • 10am to 12.30pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

In conjunction with Skills for Care for Care Homes Registered Managers

Community of Practice for Activity Coordinators & Wellbeing teams

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

For our Care Home Learning Partners to develop new skills through evidenced-based education

Discovery Days at St Christopher’s

  • Half day
  • 9.30am-1pm (registration from 9.15am)
  • At St Christopher's CARE

Bi-monthly visits for professionals

JULY 2024

Learning Disabilities and Palliative Care Skills Workshop

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Improving palliative care for people with learning disabilities

Palliative Care for People with Advanced Dementia

  • Three separate study days
  • 9.30am-4.15pm
  • Usually online (see session details)

Three separate study days looking at various topics associated with the end of life for people living with advanced dementia and their carers

SEPTEMBER 2024

Principles and Practice of Palliative and End of Life Care – One Day Course

  • 1 day at CARE
  • 10am to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

A one-day course at St Christopher's CARE for Care Home Learning Partners

Care of Wounds in Palliative Care Workshop

  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Wound care management and holistic symptom control at the end of life

Falls Clinic Skills Workshop 

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm - 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Supporting people who may be at risk of falls

Palliative Care for People with Advanced Dementia

  • Three separate study days
  • 9.30am-4.15pm
  • Usually online (see session details)

Three separate study days looking at various topics associated with the end of life for people living with advanced dementia and their carers

Discovery Days at St Christopher’s

  • Half day
  • 9.30am-1pm (registration from 9.15am)
  • At St Christopher's CARE

Bi-monthly visits for professionals

Community of Practice for Activity Coordinators & Wellbeing teams

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

For our Care Home Learning Partners to develop new skills through evidenced-based education

OCTOBER 2024

Falls Clinic Skills Workshop 

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm - 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Supporting people who may be at risk of falls

Introduction to Syringe Drivers Workshop

  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

The use of syringe drivers in palliative and end of life care. This course will provide an introduction to the essential skills and key components of syringe drivers.

NOVEMBER 2024

Palliative Care for People with Advanced Dementia

  • Three separate study days
  • 9.30am-4.15pm
  • Usually online (see session details)

Three separate study days looking at various topics associated with the end of life for people living with advanced dementia and their carers

Falls Clinic Skills Workshop 

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm - 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Supporting people who may be at risk of falls

Community of Practice for Activity Coordinators & Wellbeing teams

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

For our Care Home Learning Partners to develop new skills through evidenced-based education

Discovery Days at St Christopher’s

  • Half day
  • 9.30am-1pm (registration from 9.15am)
  • At St Christopher's CARE

Bi-monthly visits for professionals

JANUARY 2025

Personal Care and Mouthcare Workshop

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Exploring the themes of vulnerability, consent, and identity, in relation to personal care

Palliative Care for People with Advanced Dementia

  • Three separate study days
  • 9.30am-4.15pm
  • Usually online (see session details)

Three separate study days looking at various topics associated with the end of life for people living with advanced dementia and their carers

FEBRUARY 2025

Community of Practice for Activity Coordinators & Wellbeing teams

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

For our Care Home Learning Partners to develop new skills through evidenced-based education

Communication Skills Workshop

  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Gain skills to navigate sensitive conversations

Supporting People at the End of Life: Scenarios Workshop

  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Scenario-based training to build confidence in managing situations in the last days of life

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