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Communication Skills in End of Life Care

This day is aimed at healthcare staff who would like to improve their communication skills with patients, carers or other healthcare professional staff.

Starts: 17th April, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Ends: 17th April, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Communication Skills

Target Audience: This day is aimed at healthcare staff who would like to improve their communication skills with patients, carers or other healthcare professional staff.

Course Aims: Communication workshop explores forms and styles of communication but the focus is on understanding barriers to communication and managing difficult conversations (whether they are with patients/residents, loved ones or other healthcare staff).

Learning Outcomes: At the end of the day the learner will be expected to be able to:

Indicative Course Content:

Practical skills: verbal & non-verbal communication, empathy, facilitation, active listening, reflection, paraphrasing, responding, summarising, behaviour which inhibits communication.

Teaching and Learning methods:

A variety of approaches will be used during the day such as: small group work, scenario discussions and reflection.

This workshop is interactive but does not involve attendees having to undertake role-play.

Course fee: £50

Venue: Weldmar Hospicecare, Dorchester

Please download the Weldmar Education Booking Form (195KB)

Enquiries to Workforce Development – 01305 756928
Email: workforcedevelopment@weld-hospice.org.uk

 

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