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End of Life and Palliative Care Training for Support Workers

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 15 minutes live online training
2 hours and 45 minutes face-to-face training and assessment

Qualification Issued
End of Life and Palliative Care for Support Workers : Live Online Training
End of Life and Palliative Care for Support Workers : Face-to-Face Training and 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 excellent and their offering is of tremendous value to the Disability sector. Their instructors are knowledgeable and engaging and our staff have the convenience of someone come on site to teach them. Classes which are offered virtually also provided a high level of interaction and useful information that our carers can take and apply to the work they do. We are very pleased with the services provided by Premium Health.

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