Promoting Psychological Wellbeing Workshop

Identifying how to contribute to the psychological wellbeing of those in your care

St Christopher's CARE

Event overview

  • 14 May, 2024
  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • £54 (FREE to HELP Care Home Partners)
  • FREE to HELP Care Home Partners
  • All prices include VAT
  • St Christopher's CARE

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Palliative care seeks to support people holistically, considering psychological as well as physical needs. During this workshop you will be encouraged to explore what defines psychological wellbeing and how a palliative care diagnosis can impact this.

You will identify how we can contribute to the psychological wellbeing of those in our care. We will explore the concept of psychological safety and security and discuss common coping mechanisms.

You will be encouraged to practice psychological first aid skills to build confidence in responding to people in psychological distress.

What will I learn?

This workshop will take place at St Christopher’s CARE in Sydenham.

Topics will include:

  • Defining psychological wellbeing
  • Interventions to promote psychological wellbeing
  • Psychological first aid
  • Risk assessment

The course is appropriate for all Nurses, Nursing Associates, Healthcare Assistants, Care Home Managers, Pharmacists and other allied health professionals looking to refresh their knowledge.

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Mandy Bruce

Mandy leads the Psychological and Spiritual Care team at St Christopher’s. As an Art Psychotherapist, she combines therapeutic creative process with contemplative care in order to be fully present with…
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Why our education programme?

We have a well-established programme of high quality, cutting-edge, specialist palliative care education, designed for those working in the UK and internationally.

Why St Christopher’s?

Education is at the heart of St Christopher’s mission to promote and provide hospice care of the highest standards.

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