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End of life care (EoLC) refers to the health care services provided to people in their final stage of life and to people who are facing terminal conditions that are too advanced, progressive and incurable. The main goal of end of life care is to improve the life of people in their last stages of life and to help them rest in peace with dignity. End life care workers usually these people about their last wishes and preferences and strive their best to fulfill it to them. They would also ask their preferences in where to get care from, where they would like to live in the final hours and where they would like to be buried in. End of life care services can be received from hospitals, hospices, home or care homes depending on the convenience and preferences.
Most developed countries practice end of life practices to improve the lives of those who are in the final stages of life. They also practice allocating a specific percentage of medical spending on end of life care services for their people. End of life care is a very important service that helps people from depression and symptom burden. It also helps people gain control of their lives and to avoid risks related to treatments and hospitalisation. It is important for everyone to be educated on end of life care in order to help and support their loved ones in their final stages. This diploma in End of life care – level 2 may just be the jumpstart you had been waiting for in order to embark on a career in end of life are. It may also tremendously benefit professionals and individuals willing to learn more on end of life care. This diploma will teach you about working in end of life care. You will be trained on how to provide support to manage discomfort and pain. You will get into terms with end of life and dementia through this diploma. This diploma will help you understand the role of end care worker at time of death. You will also be able to gain an insight into loss and grief in end of life care through this diploma.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
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What is covered in this course?
- Understand working in end of life care
- Understand working in end of life care
- Learn how to provide support to manage discomfort and pain
- Get an understanding of end of life care and dementia
- Gain an understanding of the role of end care worker at time of death
- Gain an insight into loss and grief in end of life care
Module 1 Working in end of life care
- Different perspectives on death and dying
- A ‘death denying’ society
- Religious, cultural, and personal beliefs
- The factors that can affect own views on death and dying
- Discrimination and equality
- Cultural, religious and personal beliefs
- The factors relating to views on death and dying can impact on practice
- How attitudes of others may influence an individual’s choices around death and dying
- The aims and principles of end of life care
- Why it is important to support an individual in a way that promotes their dignity
- The Preferred Priorities for Care Plan
- Replacing the Liverpool Care Pathway
- The importance of maintaining comfort and well-being in end of life care
- Holistic/Whole care
- Health and well-being
- How individual identity and self-esteem are linked with well-being
- The stages of the local end of life care pathway
- The principles of Advance Care Planning
- Local and national policy and guidance for care after death
- Factors regarding communication in end of life care
- Your role in responding to key questions and cues from individuals and others regarding their end of life experience
- being non-judgmental
- Collaborative working – communication is the key
- Supportive communication
- How you might respond to difficult questions from individuals and others
- Strategies to manage emotional responses from individuals and others
- The importance of sharing appropriate information according to the principles and local policy on confidentiality and data protectio
Module 2 Providing support to manage discomfort and pain
- Approaches to managing discomfort and pain
- The different approaches to alleviate pain and minimise discomfort
- Examples of complementary or alternative therapies
- Agreed ways of working that relate to managing pain and discomfort
- How to assist in minimising individuals’ pain or discomfort
- Ways of encouraging an individual to express feelings of discomfort or pain
- How to encourage an individual to use self-help methods of pain control
- How to position an individual safely and comfortably
- Know how to monitor, record and report on the management of individuals’ pain or discomfort
Module 3 End of life care and dementia
- How an individual’s dementia can affect their end of life care
- The differences between the end of life experience of an individual with dementia and an individual without dementia
- Ways in which person-centred care can be used to support an individual with dementia at end of life
- Ways to support an individual with dementia to manage their pain and distress at end of life
- Ways to support others to understand how the end of life experience may differ for an individual with dementia
- Identify sources of information and support for family, significant others and friends of an individual with dementia at end of life
Module 4 Role of the care worker at time of death
- Supporting each phase of anticipatory grief
- Supporting those in the bargaining phase
- Why it is necessary to allow individuals sufficient time and understanding to express their feelings, wishes and preferences
- Why wishes expressed by an individual at end of life should be met whenever possible
- How information given to and received from an individual at end of life should be recorded and reported
- Why it is necessary to ensure the environment is of the individual’s choosing, and consistent with their personal beliefs and preferences
- Measures that can be taken to ensure the comfort of an individual in the final hours of life
- Supporting a person who is confused or disorientated and agitated
- The steps that need to be taken immediately after a death has occurred
- Factors that influence caring for the deceased
- How the preparation and movement of a deceased individual is affected by sudden death
- Dignity, privacy and respect for the individual
- How the individual’s personal beliefs and preferences affect the performance of last offices
- The support needed by family, significant others and friends of the deceased individual
- The possible reactions to death and loss shown by family, significant others and friends of the deceased individual
- Organisations that may provide information and support for family, significant others and friends of the deceased individual
Module 5 Loss and grief in end of life care
- The process of loss and grief Loss
- The factors that can affect the intensity and duration of a person’s grief
- How people may respond to loss and show their grief
- Understanding loss in the context of end of life care
- The types of loss an individual might experience at end of life
- How to support an individual at end of life who is experiencing feelings of loss
- Supporting those in the bargaining phase
- How to support people following bereavement
- Ways to support a person during the various stages of their bereavement
- Ways in which group care settings can mark the life and death of an individual
- Ways to manage own feelings of loss and grief when working in end of life care
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time
Method of assessment
In order to complete the Diploma in End of life care – level 2 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
Please Note: Additionally, £149 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 02 installments when you are submitting your assessments.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
Course Code: QLS-04841
Accredited body (Accreditation)
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your ABC Awards accredited certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP accredited, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.
Who is this course for?
- Job seekers
- Professionals in the end of life care
- Anyone interested in learning about end of life care
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
- A recognised qualification in any discipline.
- General physician
- Care home manager
- Social care worker
Other jobs you can get
- End of care program coordinators
- General practitioner
Questions and answers
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stephanie healy asked:
what are the exam and assessments fees please?
Dear Stephanie healy Thank you very much for your query. Additionally, £149 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 02 installments when you are submitting your assessments. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Does this involve personal care or as a therapist/counsellor/comforter
Dear Jean Thank you very much for your query. The career path as follows; General physician Care home manager Counsellors Social care worker Psychotherapist Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
is there a lot of maths involved in this course ?
Dear Lesley, Thank you for your query. There is no lot of maths involved in the Diploma in End of Life Care - Level 2 course but note that having a basic understanding of Maths is a requirement to follow the course. Regards, Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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