Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

Course overview

Approximately half of all deaths occur in a hospital, but hospitals were recently ranked the lowest in terms of the overall quality of care during the end of life period. Hospices were ranked the highest in terms of the quality of care and care homes were not far behind. This course aims to improve the quality of end of life care that is provided to individuals across all settings. This period in a person’s life is the most sensitive and difficult to deal with for the individual, the family and any carers or staff members who work with the individual. If you work in or want to work in the healthcare sector or need to care for a loved one during this difficult time, this course is the perfect place to start and will help you provide quality end of life care

Who is suitable?

The qualification is ideal for anyone who is already working in or intending to work in the healthcare or social care sector. It will provide you with knowledge and understanding of end of life care to support your role. The course may also be suitable for anyone who is caring for a loved one or family member during their final stages of life.

Learning method

This course is available:

  • Online

What you will learn

This course is split into six manageable units:

Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care

Unit 2: Care planning in end of life care

Unit 3: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort

Unit 4: End of life care and dementia

Unit 5: Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death

Unit 6: Understand loss and grief in end of life care.

Benefits

  • Gain a nationally-recognised qualification
  • Create a long-standing career pathway within the customer service industry
  • Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed.

During your online learning course with LLC, you will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you every step of the way. In addition, you will have access to additional support when you need it to make sure you can be successful with your studies. Our online learning materials are high quality, interactive and accessible in different formats to ensure you will be successful with whatever you choose to study.


Location

LLC Online Learning is a way of accessing qualifications and courses, fully supported by a personal tutor but without attending lessons in a classroom setting. This means you can complete your studies in the comfort of your own home, giving you the opportunity to recap on your studies as often as you need to.


Start Dates

You can start and complete your studies at any time that suits you.


Fees

Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.


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