End of life care provides support for people approaching death, enabling them to live their lives as well as possible until they die. The level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care can give you the knowledge and understanding needed to care for patients approaching the end of their lives. It covers a wide range of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care.
You will look at the common questions and themes in end of life care. You'll also gain an understanding of how to support a persons familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs.
What you will learn
Understanding end of life care Communication during end of life care Assessment and care planning in end of life care Person-centred approaches to end of life care Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care
Terms and conditions
To be eligible for the loan, you must be 19 or older on the first day of your course (theres no upper age limit), be living in the UK on the first day of your course, and have lived in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man for 3 years immediately before this.