Awareness of Working in End of Life Care – Skills for Care Endorsed

This programme covers the main aims and principles of end of life care, as well as the various ways to communicate with someone about it. The programme provides learners with ways to develop their understanding of the different views of death and dying in our society and how these views may affect an individual’s thoughts and feelings about death. It will also discuss how learners might get help and support from a range of support services.



This programme is linked to the ‘National End of Life Core Skills Education and Training Framework’ and covers:

  • person-centred end of life care
  • communication in end of life care
  • equality, diversity and inclusion in end of life care
  • community skills development in end of life care
  • practical and emotional support for the individual approaching the end of life
  • assessment and care planning in end of life care
  • symptom management in end of life care
  • working in partnership with health and care professionals and others
  • support for carers
  • how professionals can maintain their own health and wellbeing when caring for someone at the end of life
  • care after death
  • law, ethics and safeguarding
  • leading end of life care services and organisations
  • improving quality in end of life care through policy, evidence and reflective practice.


Medex Group Limited
Botanical Gardens Business Centre,
3 Southbourne Road,
S10 2QN

t: 0114 266 5264



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