Understanding the Meaning of Palliative Care

Understanding the Meaning of Palliative Care

An informative programme dealing with Palliative Care, including the emotive issues surrounding the topic

Welcome to the first of a suite of 4 courses that covers the subject of Palliative Care. In this comprehensive suite of programmes, you will cover the following 4 elements:

  • Understanding the Meaning of Palliative Care
  • Supporting a Person's Needs in a Palliative Care Context
  • Supporting Physical Care Needs within Palliative Care
  • Care During the Final hours of Life and Bereavement Care

This particular programme will provide an overview of what defines Palliative Care, as well as addressing the emotive issues surrounding death.  It will also answer common questions arising from the subject and raise awareness of the support available to dying people and their families.

Upon completion of this programme, you will:

  • understand the meaning of the term palliative care
  • understand the emotive nature of issues surrounding death and dying
  • understand common issues surrounding palliative care
  • understand the range of support services available to dying people and their families
  • understand the current ‘models’ of palliative care

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