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End of Life and Palliative Care Training for Support Workers

Overview/Content
There are many end-of-life and palliative care options for people living with a disability, and support workers have a key role to play in supporting a client with a life limiting illness who wishes to die in their home.

This training will provide support workers with knowledge and practical skills to provide support to a client with a life-limiting illness.

Delivery Mode
2 hours and 45 minutes live online training and knowledge assessment
2 hours and 45 minutes face-to-face training and knowledge assessment

Qualification Issued
End of Life and Palliative Care for Support Workers : Live Online Training and Knowledge Assessment
End of Life and Palliative Care for Support Workers : Face-to-Face Training and Knowledge Assessment

More About This Course
We select our Premium Health trainers and assessors carefully, as such our training programs are only ever conducted by either a nurse or a paramedic. As a trusted health professional, they will teach the 'why' of your course and are committed to your learning.

Some of the topics include:

  • the role of the support worker in supporting a participant with a life-limiting illness

  • the dying process

  • end of life planning

  • considerations of other resident in a group home setting where a client is dying

  • the needs of a conscious and unconscious customer who is dying

  • nutrition and fluid management

  • elimination requirements

  • pressure injury prevention

  • infection control considerations

  • oral care

  • identifying and managing pain or distress

  • immediate actions required upon the death of the participant





Premium Health are fantastic to deal with. The process of booking in training is easy and Premium Health have a range of health related training topics to choose from. The facilitators who deliver the training are knowledgeable, pleasant, professional and make the sessions interesting.

  • Katerina Formosa
  • Senior Services Manager
  • Estia Foundation of Australia
  • I need a course for...
  • Disability
  • First Aid
  • Health Professionals
  • High Intensity Support Skills
  • Mental Health
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