UNISON Northern Ireland

Palliative Care – An Introduction for Homecare, Care Assistants & Nursing Auxs

Event Date: 
16 May 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

UNISON Belfast

This half day workshop will be of particular relevance to members working in homecare, care homes and hospital settings.   It seeks to develop the knowledge, understanding and application of palliative care principles across the various care settings.   Focusing on the physical, psychological, social and spiritual nature of palliative care,  it will explore the issues associated with caring for this group of patients and their families. The workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to reflect on current practice, discuss and share learning in order to enhance future palliative care practice.   It will be delivered by NI Hospice

You may also be interested in Palliative Care - Spirituality which runs on the same day 1.30 - 4pm 

Further sessions of this workshop will run 

1.30 – 4pm Thurs 21 Nov UNISON Derry

This course is eligible for backfill funding for attendees who work in domiciliary/home care, day care or supported living in the private and community/voluntary sector under the Training for the Domiciliary Care Workforce Project administered by NISCC.  You must get approval from your employer in advance.