Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) diplomas in health and social care include units that cover all aspects of end of life care. Click here for qualifications information at Skills for Care.
To search for training providers delivering RQF qualifications in Suffolk click here. More general training is also available.
An introductory training programme from the University of Nottingham to support workers and volunteers who work with carers (such as family members and friends) who are providing home-based end of life care.
Scils stands for Social Care Information and Learning Services. There are a wide range of learning materials on the Scils website to support professionals. Care Development East is able to offer a free subscription to this service. Call us on 01449 720400 for the login code. Then click on Scils here to login in and access the useful training material.
Caring for and supporting people approaching the end of their life is considered the most challenging work any health and social care worker faces. It can also be the most rewarding - if they have the right knowledge, skills and attitude to provide the care and support they need. Skills for Care offers a lot of information on this topic including an information training pack called Working together: Improving end of life care through better integration.
e Learning for Healthcare tool for social workers who provide support and care for people, and their families, in the last part of their lives.