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Weldmar Courses

If you would like to register your interest in any of the courses below, please email workforcedevelopment@weld-hospice.org.uk.

Training dates will be confirmed soon, and will take place either virtually, or with fewer delegates.

Register your interest and we will contact you before the course to secure places.

Course type

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Exploring Spirituality 2021 (Date TBC)

Exploring Spirituality 2021 (Date TBC)

The training aims to gather prompts and resources with which attendees can engage patients on the subject of Spirituality.

Verification of Expected Death (VoED) 2021 (Dates TBC)

Verification of Expected Death (VoED) 2021 (Dates TBC)

The afternoon commences with a review of identifying patients who are at the end of their life and recognising the dying phase. It continues by covering the knowledge and competencies to verify death. For Registered Nurses only.

Dignity Champions’ Workshop 2021 (Date TBC)

Dignity Champions’ Workshop 2021 (Date TBC)

A study day designed to support Dignity Champions in the workplace.

Ethics day 2021 (Date TBC)

Ethics day 2021 (Date TBC)

A one day course exploring ethical concepts and related issues involved in palliative and end of life care.

Audit Workshop 2021 (Date TBC)

Audit Workshop 2021 (Date TBC)

This workshop explores the principles of audit including the audit cycle and participants will have the opportunity to undertake a practical audit exercise.

Supporting Children (Directly or Indirectly) Facing Bereavement 2021 (Date TBC)

Supporting Children (Directly or Indirectly) Facing Bereavement 2021 (Date TBC)

One day experiential workshop exploring the issues facing families and how we can support them. Suitable for school and chaplaincy pastoral care teams, and all health and social care workers.

Dementia awareness in end of life care 2021 (Date TBC)

Dementia awareness in end of life care 2021 (Date TBC)

This course aims to improve your awareness and understanding of dementia. Sessions include assessing pain, advance care planning and the challenges for carers.

Syringe driver training – T34 2021 (Date TBC)

Syringe driver training – T34 2021 (Date TBC)

A half day workshop covering theoretical and practical implications surrounding syringe drivers.

Motor Neurone Disease study day 2021 (Date TBC)

Motor Neurone Disease study day 2021 (Date TBC)

Our annual MND Study Day is suitable for all professionals caring for people with MND: both those with some working knowledge of the illness and also those requiring an introduction.

An introduction to End of Life Care 2021 (Date TBC)

An introduction to End of Life Care 2021 (Date TBC)

A one day introduction to end of life care.

Loss, Grief and Bereavement Support training 2021 (Date TBC)

Loss, Grief and Bereavement Support training 2021 (Date TBC)

This three day course is suitable for those working on a regular basis with people affected by loss, grief and bereavement in any aspect of health and social care, palliative or end of life care, either on an employed or voluntary basis

Communication Training – it’s not what you say, it’s the way that you say it 2021 (Dates TBC)

Communication Training – it’s not what you say, it’s the way that you say it 2021 (Dates TBC)

This session is for staff who deliver face to face patient care. It looks at several forms of communication and explores the more difficult conversation.

Dignity Champions’ Refresher 2021 (Dates TBC)

Dignity Champions’ Refresher 2021 (Dates TBC)

Half day refresher for those who have attended previous Dignity Champions’ workshops

Train the Trainers 2021 (Dates TBC)

Train the Trainers 2021 (Dates TBC)

This programme equips participants with the skills to deliver innovative and creative teaching sessions on health and social care

An introduction to loss, grief and bereavement 2021 (Dates TBC)

An introduction to loss, grief and bereavement 2021 (Dates TBC)

The day is suitable for staff working across all sectors of health and social care, including those working in the community, acute sector, hospices, care homes and domiciliary care

End of Life Care – One Chance to get it Right 2021 (Dates TBC)

End of Life Care – One Chance to get it Right 2021 (Dates TBC)

A two day course for registered multi-disciplinary staff; GPs, AHPs and nurses from community, hospital and care home setting. The programme covers all aspects of EoLC including latest EoLC policies, communication and symptom control.

Symptom Management in Palliative and End of Life Care (2 days) (Intermediate) 2021 (Dates TBC)

Symptom Management in Palliative and End of Life Care (2 days) (Intermediate) 2021 (Dates TBC)

A two day course in symptom control in end of life care suitable for GPs, DNs, RNs and AHPs.

Advance Care Planning Study Day 2021 (Date TBC)

Advance Care Planning Study Day 2021 (Date TBC)

This study day is aimed at health and social care practitioners who are new to the concept of Advance Care Planning or require a refresher/update of their knowledge and skills.

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