Integrating a Palliative Care Approach: Essentials for Personal Support Workers
8 week course starting June 25th Every Tuesday from 6 to 9 pm Marmora Community Hub Marmora, Ontario $150
In this 8 week course you will be guided through the Hospice Palliative Care approach to care. The material will engage you with its warmth and heart, and provide you with the necessary resources and tools to respond to the needs of the dying and their families.
You will learn the importance of:
Integrating a palliative care approach to care
Reflecting and maintaining therapeutic boundaries
Confidence in communicating and opening doors to serious conversations
Common symptoms and how to provide comfort
Psycho-social & spiritual needs
Caring at the last days and hours
Self-care and compassion care
Strategies for advocating and communicating
Douglas College End of Life Doula certificate course (in-person)
The End-of-Life Doula Certificate (BREV 1100) provides a non-credited college certificate for people wishing to provide quality end-of-life care to people who are dying and for their families. End-of-Life Doulas are advocates for their clients and complement the work of the medical community and hospice-palliative care workers and volunteers. End-of-Life Doulas assist clients in creating and carrying out their health-care treatment decisions, as well as providing support to clients and their family and friends.
Centennial College Thanatology certificate course (on-line)
The certificate in Thanatology aims to promote awareness and understanding of death and how it affects individuals. Courses in the program focus on grief and bereavement issues, communication strategies and religious philosophies of dying and death from the perspective of both the dying and bereaved. Graduates of this unique program will have the skills and experience to better understand, support and care for those facing or coping with death.