NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
This course is designed to provide candidates with a broad understanding of end of life and palliative care. Everyone facing life-limiting illness will need some degree of supportive care in addition to effective treatment enabling them to provide sensitive and appropriate support to people nearing the end of life and also their close relatives and families.
The course aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of:
Support needed to manage pain and discomfort Different perspectives on death and dying Dementia impacting on an individual’s end of life care Aims of end of life care Principles of person-centred care planning Appropriate support for the bereaved.
Course content for Principles of End of life care is 6 units contained in 3 concise modules
Module A : Unit 1 Understand how to work in end of life care
Unit 2 Care planning in end of life care
Module B : Unit 3 Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
Unit 4 End of life care and dementia
Module C : Unit 5 Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death
Unit 6 Understand loss and grief in end of life care.
This course is available online or as a paper-based submission.