Study Days

We are currently reviewing our educational offer and working to develop new ways of training so that we are still able to provide quality training but within current guidelines. New courses and study sessions will be added to the website as we are able to confirm dates and sessions so please check back soon. Thank you for your interest in education and training at St Giles Hospice. We hope to see you soon.

  • Working with Bereavement and Loss Course 2020 – Taster/Information Session

    Date: 12th Aug 2020 9:30:am
    Location: Zoom/Telephone Call
    We are delighted that you are considering studying on our Working with Bereavement and Loss course. The course will give you the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to support people who are facing or have been bereaved. The course enables students to develop their understanding of grief and the different approaches and...
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  • Working with Bereavement and Loss Course 2020 – Taster/Information Session

    Date: 17th Aug 2020 1:00:pm
    Location: Zoom/Telephone Call
    We are delighted that you are considering studying on our Working with Bereavement and Loss course. The course will give you the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to support people who are facing or have been bereaved. The course enables students to develop their understanding of grief and the different approaches and...
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  • Supporting those living with dementia – postponed

    Date: 23rd Sep 2020 9:30:am
    Location: Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Whittington
    Dementia is a growing challenge. Every day, almost 600 people in the UK develop dementia. People over 65 are more likely to get dementia, but it can affect younger people too, presenting different issues for the person affected, their carer and their family. This 1 day course is aimed at Health and Social Care Support...
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  • An Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care for Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers – postponed

    Date: 30th Sep 2020 9:30:am
    Location: Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Whittington
    This 1 day course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and Support Workers (Bands 1 – 4) and will give you 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...
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  • Essentials in Palliative Care – for Registered Nurses

    Date: 7th Oct 2020 9:15:am
    Location: Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Whittington
    This Essentials in Palliative Care Study Day is aimed at Registered Nurses and will include the following topics: T34 Syringe Pump Verification of Death Difficult Conversations T34 syringe pump and verification of death clinical competence can only be demonstrated in a clinical setting, participants will need to arrange to be observed in their place of...
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  • Advance Care Planning Study Day

    Date: 4th Nov 2020 9:30:am
    Location: St Giles Hospice Sutton
    This Study Day will provide an in depth opportunity to explore the benefits and challenges of advance care planning and will cover the following; Conversations around Advance Care Planning; Advance Care Planning Documents; Do Not Attempt Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation; Advance Directives and Lasting Power of Attorney. There will also be the opportunity to develop the knowledge...
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  • Supporting and Strengthening the Vulnerable Adolescent Brain

    Date: 24th Nov 2020 10:00:am
    Location: Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Whittington
    The adolescent years can be a chaotic time, but those YP who are emotionally ‘fragile’; i.e. experiencing bereavement or other kind of trauma; can be especially vulnerable. It’s important for us to understand the very significant changes that take place in the adolescent brain because it no longer responds to support from adults in the...
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  • Supporting those living with dementia

    Date: 2nd Dec 2020 9:30:am
    Location: Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Whittington
    Dementia is a growing challenge. Every day, almost 600 people in the UK develop dementia. People over 65 are more likely to get dementia, but it can affect younger people too, presenting different issues for the person affected, their carer and their family. This 1 day course is aimed at Health and Social Care Support...
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  • An Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care for Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers

    Date: 9th Dec 2020 9:30:am
    Location:
    This 1 day course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and Support Workers (Bands 1 – 4) and will give you 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...
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