End of Life Care Level 2


By completing the online Level 2 End of Life Care course you will cover the following:


Learn more about the delivery of optimum patient care

Improve your healthcare skills to strengthen relationships and interactions with those in your supervision

Develop the knowledge and principles that underpin outstanding care and treatment of those in vulnerable medical states

Gain or develop key transferrable skills applicable in a range of roles within the health sector

Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • Different perspectives on death and dying

  • The aims, principles and policies of end of life care

  • Factors regarding communication

  • Accessing the range of support services available to individuals and others.

Unit 2: Care planning in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • The holistic approach to end of life care

  • Person-centred assessment and care planning

  • Advance care planning.

Unit 3: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort

Your learning goals:

  • Approaches to managing pain and discomfort

  • Assisting in minimising individuals’ pain or discomfort

  • Monitoring, reporting and recording on the management of individuals’ pain or discomfort.

Unit 4: End of life care and dementia

Your learning goals:

  • How an individual’s dementia can affect their end of life care

  • Supporting individuals with dementia affected by pain and distress

  • Supporting family, significant others and friends of an individual with dementia.

Unit 5: Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death

Your learning goals:

  • Supporting individuals as they are approaching death

  • How to care for a deceased individual

  • Support needed by family, significant others and friends of the deceased

  • Relevant legislation and policies.

Unit 6: Understand loss and grief in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • The process of loss and grief

  • Loss in the context of end of life care

  • Supporting people following bereavement

  • Managing own feelings of loss and grief when working in end of life care.

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