It is a core element of Bolton Hospice’s mission and vision to deliver quality education programmes to our workforce and stakeholders; using our experience and expertise to develop others is fundamental to our work and the wider palliative and end of life care community.
We are pleased to offer a range of short courses to help your development, whether it be professional or personal. You will find a selection of learning opportunities that address many aspects of clinical, communication and care issues and further to feedback and demand, we have introduced new courses in line with current end of life care issues sought-after topics.
The range of study days is available for a variety of healthcare professionals and we can always look to tailor our delivery to meet your particular requirements so please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your needs.
Opening the Spiritual Gate - 2nd December
Addresses the need for education in the assessment of spiritual need and spiritual care for healthcare professionals of all types working in a healthcare setting.
Advanced Care Planning and Communication Skills - 20th October
An interactive and thought provoking short course which explores the value of supporting people at end of life to fulfil their wishes.
Advance care planning (ACP) is the process of discussing and planning ahead to support people at the end of their lives. Highlighted as one of the most difficult areas for health care professionals, advance care planning can greatly help guide patients, families and professionals in decision-making for care at the end of life.
Rules of Thumb - Practical ways of supporting people with dementia at the end of life
Supporting Teenagers through Loss, Grief and Bereavement - 11th November
The course which began in October 2019 & has trained over 150 teaching staff and pastoral support, enabling secondary school staff to learn how they can support the teenagers they work with facing or experiencing bereavement.
It also provides delegates with a meaningful toolkit to utilise when supporting young people. This course is suitable for anyone working with teenagers with experience of loss, grief and bereavement.