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June 2018

Social Media in Palliative Care – Life and Death Online #lifeanddeathonline

19th June 2018, 8:45 am - 4:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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£80.00

A one day conference providing an opportunity to explore the use and impact of social media within palliative care. This conference is aimed at anyone working within an end of life care setting, particularly palliative care colleagues working across a variety of inpatient and community settings, and those who may be wanting to know more about social media and how it might impact on the future of palliative care. The conference will not provide a 'How To' approach to social media,…

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Social Media in Palliative Care Conference Resources

19th June 2018, 4:00 pm - 31st August 2018, 4:00 pm

If you attended the Social Media in Palliative Care Conference on the 19th June, the presentations can be found here. Dr Mark Taubert Ian Leech Jamie Hill Lucy Watts MBE Additional presentations will be added as and when we have the relevant permissions. Also attached are the videos recorded of the presentations during the day. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmKts5pTz0WyGyKTwushuTECHz4XuUkXq        

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July 2018

Essentials in Palliative Care

5th July 2018, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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£60.00

This study day is aimed at Registered Nurses and will provide essential training in the following topics; T34 Syringe Pump Verification of Death Difficult Conversations Sessions will be facilitated by St Giles Hospice qualified professionals.

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September 2018

Working with groups: Building the core skills of group facilitation.

4th September 2018, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
£60.00

Working with groups : building the core skills of group facilitation and considering their application within different settings, such as managing family meetings; team meetings; and support groups. Facilitated by Jonathan Hartley and Nikki Archer, St Giles Hospice Director of Supportive Care. How often do you feel overwhelmed, bored or impatient when running a group or facilitating a meeting? Many people given the role of facilitator, without support or training, do their best to prepare by organising the time, venue and…

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Working with Loss Course

14th September 2018
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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Are you interested in a volunteer role working with families facing loss and bereavement and looking to expand your skills? Training is delivered by members of the Family Support and Bereavement team at St Giles Hospice, all of whom are experienced and skilled practitioners and teachers. The Hospice is running a Working with Bereavement and Loss course which anyone interested in volunteering with bereavement support will need to commit to. Those taking part in the course can then go forward…

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Introduction to Palliative Care Study Day

18th September 2018, 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
£60.00

This one day course is aimed at Registered health and social care professionals and will give an overview of palliative care.  To support you in the care of a palliative patient, we are offering an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the following topics; The evolution of palliative care as a specialty Holistic assessment Symptom control Palliative care emergencies Essential care (e.g. skin care) Refreshments and lunch will be provided.  

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Education Awards Evening

25th September 2018, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Drayton Manor Hotel, Parkview Suite, Drayton Manor Hotel, Drayton Manor Drive
Tamworth, B78 3TW United Kingdom
£15.00

If you have received an invitation to our annual awards evening and would like to bring a guest, you can pay online for their place here. Tickets are £15.00 per guest. If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone please contact; Email: education@stgileshospice.com Telephone: 01543 434 532

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October 2018

Advance Care Planning Study Day

3rd October 2018, 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Sutton Coldfield Hospice, Lindridge Road
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B75 6JB United Kingdom
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£60.00

This Study Day is a more in depth opportunity to explore the benefits and challenges of advance care planning.

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Essentials in Palliative Care Update

4th October 2018, 9:15 am - 12:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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£40.00

This session is aimed at registered nurses and will refresh the knowledge and skills gained on the Essentials of Palliative Care Study Day.

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Dementia Awareness

5th October 2018, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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Free

This free session is open to all and will cover Dementia & the Brain and Dementia Friends. Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways in which you can help.  From telling friends about Dementia Friends to visiting someone you know living with dementia, every action counts. Dementia and the brain will cover diagnosis and how the different parts of the brain might be affected by dementia and how this then might result in altered behaviour. This…

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Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care for HCA’s and Support Workers

31st October 2018, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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This one day course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and Support Workers (Bands 1-4) and will give an overview of Palliative and End of Life care.  To support you in the care of a palliative or end of life patient, we are offering an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the following; Palliative and End of Life Care Person centred care The patients journey Spirituality Bereavement care Symptom Control Communication This is free training funded by Health…

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November 2018

Essentials in Palliative Care

16th November 2018, 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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£60.00

This study day is aimed at Registered Nurses and will provide essential training in the following topics; T34 Syringe Pump Verification of Death Difficult Conversations Sessions will be facilitated by St Giles Hospice qualified professionals.

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Skin Care in Palliative Care

22nd November 2018, 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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£60.00

This one day study session is aimed at Healthcare Professionals and gives an overview of skin care in palliative care.

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December 2018

Leading and Managing Services to Support End of Life

5th December 2018, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom

This 5 day course will give Managers and Deputies the knowledge and skills in a range of areas related to end of life care to develop provision and manage staff effectively to provide excellent care. The course starts on the 5th December, and runs over 5 months with one 1 classroom day per month. The course is aimed at registered managers and deputies within a care home, nursing home or residential home setting. It will include ; Leadership styles and organisational culture…

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Advance Care Planning Study Day

12th December 2018, 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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£60.00

This Study Day is a more in depth opportunity to explore the benefits and challenges of advance care planning.

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Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care for HCA’s and Support Workers

12th December 2018, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Cannock Chase Skills and Innovation Hub, The Green
Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 1UE
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This one day course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and Support Workers (Bands 1-4) and will give an overview of Palliative and End of Life care.  To support you in the care of a palliative or end of life patient, we are offering an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the following; Palliative and End of Life Care Person centred care The patients journey Spirituality Bereavement care Symptom Control Communication This is free training funded by Health…

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January 2019

Exploring Ethics in Palliative Care : The Keele University Programme

11th January 2019, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
Free

The School of Law and The School of Nursing and Midwifery are pleased to invite you to ‘Exploring Ethics in Palliative Care: The Keele University Programme’. If you are a professional or have other serious interest in medical ethics and palliative care then join us on 11 January 2019 to find out more about our MA/PGDIP programme.  

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Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care for HCA’s and Support Workers

14th January 2019, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
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This one day course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and Support Workers (Bands 1-4) and will give an overview of Palliative and End of Life care.  To support you in the care of a palliative or end of life patient, we are offering an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the following; Palliative and End of Life Care Person centred care The patients journey Spirituality Bereavement care Symptom Control Communication This is free training funded by Health…

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Nutrition Study Day

21st January 2019, 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
£60.00

In early 2017 the dysphagia descriptors for modified textures and fluids changed, this study day will explore these new descriptors. We will also include an update on MUST and exploring how meals and drinks can be fortified to increase the calorie content for patients. The day will include practical elements to demonstrate the link between theory and practice. This study day is suitable for all health and social care professionals.  

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Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care for HCA’s and Support Workers

22nd January 2019, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Rodbaston Hall, Rodbaston Campus, Penkridge
Staffordshire, ST19 5PH
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This one day course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and Support Workers (Bands 1-4) and will give an overview of Palliative and End of Life care.  To support you in the care of a palliative or end of life patient, we are offering an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the following; Palliative and End of Life Care Person centred care The patients journey Spirituality Bereavement care Symptom Control Communication This is free training funded by Health…

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