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Award in End of Life Care


Health and Social Care

Study Mode

Part time

Start Date



5 days



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Course Overview

This qualification provides the opportunity to develop an understanding of different perspectives of death and dying, and the impact it has on individuals. It covers the aims and principles of end of life care, communication factors and how to access a range of support services in end of life care. It is appropriate for those who have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in health and social care and are looking to develop their knowledge in this area. This could include workers in hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care. As a qualification it can also be used as CPD across all levels. This makes it ideal for anyone who may need an understanding of this subject even though they are not directly involved in the care of individuals.

What will I learn?

· Know different perspectives on death and dying.
· Understand the aims, principles and policies of end of life care.
· Understand factors regarding communication in end of life care.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

The course will be assessed via assessed coursework.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, but it is expected that you can write at a Level 2 functional skills level.

Additional Costs and Information

3 full days study, plus self directed study expected as part of the course.

What Could I Do Next?

Other Health & Social Care related qualifications.

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