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Palliative Care for Complementary Therapists

Prerequisites: This course is suitable for qualified and trainee practitioners

Many therapists work in care settings throughout the UK, be they workers in hospices, hospitals or care homes. Having worked as a complementary therapist within the NHS, I would like to share my experience and knowledge of palliative care with you. By the end of your course you will have a good insight into the palliative care setting and the confidence to work with people at a critical time in their lives to offer them support, dignity and wellbeing.

We will examine:

Day 1

  • The role of the complementary therapist within the palliative care setting
  • What is cancer
  • Other palliative conditions
  • Contraindications to treatment
  • Treatment adaptations and dignity

Day 2

  • Listening and communication skills
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Supporting the palliative patient and their loved ones
  • Dealing with difficult questions
  • Coping with grief and loss
  • A good death

Palliative Care

  • Length: 1 or 2 days
  • Time: 9:30am – 4pm
  • Cost: 1 day £140, 2 days £260
  • 2021 Course Dates:
    • Mon 7th June & Tue 8th June
    • Mon 16th August & Tue 17th August
    • Mon 8th November & Tue 9th November
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