End of Life Course (Death, Dying and Bereavement)

Franklin’s Training Services have been providing training across the UK for almost 20 years.

Course duration:

3 hours


A half day course to enable learners to gain or improve their knowledge and understanding of both Palliative Care and End of Life Care. Learners will obtain the knowledge and confidence to approach these subjects with the individual’s they assist, and help to develop End of Life Care Plans that are person centred within their working environment.


  • Define End of Life Care.
  • To enable staff to understand the difference between Palliative Care and End of Life Care.
  • Understand the importance of End-of-Life Care Plans with a person centred approach.
  • Outline the importance of individuals needs and wishes in relation to End of Life.
  • List the stages of grief.
  • Recall some of the legal and organisational requirements.
  • Explain responsibilities when supporting end of life care.
  • Recognise symptoms which could indicate that someone is dying.
  • Classify some of the medication types that may be prescribed.
  • Recognise different customs followed by cultures and religions.
  • Illustrate skills to support others during and after death.

At the end of the training session, candidates will have covered the following modules:

  • What is Palliative and End of Life care.
  • Holistic approach.
  • Communication.
  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality.
  • Symptom Control and Pain Relief.
  • Dignity.
  • Family Friends and Loved Ones.
  • Grief and different emotions.
  • Nutrition.
  • Hydration.
  • Mouth care.
  • Breathlessness and mouth problems.
  • Agitation and confusion.
  • Death is approaching.
  • End of Life Care Plans.
  • Professional/Support Networks.
  • Care Following Death.

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