The Education Team at Oakhaven are delighted to offer the following courses and training sessions on a variety of subjects within palliative and end of life care, which we hope will be of interest to all healthcare professionals in the community.
We endeavour to make our sessions friendly and informative, with the content being varied and providing a relaxed approach within the classroom.
We look forward to welcoming you and your colleagues.
If you are interested in learning more about any of our courses and education sessions, please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Palliative & End of Life Care
This one day course is suitable for anyone working in care homes, domiciliary care agencies and health and social care assistant roles working with patients and their families nearing the end of life.
This study day will enhance knowledge and skills in the delivery of high quality End of Life Care.
Wednesday 21 June 2017 OR
Wednesday 20 September 2017
Time: 9.30 - 4.30
Lunch, refreshments and course materials included.
Cost: £35 per person
This session is FREE to Southern Health employees
For a booking form to reserve a place on this study day or if you require any further information please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or email: email@example.com
Priorities of Care May-June 2017 - extThis 2-day course is designed specifically for Registered Nurses and qualified healthcare professionals who work with patients with end of life needs and will enhance knowledge and skills in the delivery of high quality End of Life Care.
The course is closely linked to the document 'One Chance to Get it Right' using the 5 Priorities of Care. The focus is on the needs and wishes of the dying person and those closest to them in both the planning and delivery of care.
Dates: Monday 22 May and Thursday 8 June 2017
Cost: £65 per person
This session is FREE to Southern Health employees
Lunch, refreshments and course materials included.
Please note: delegates MUST be committed to attending both days.
For a booking form to reserve a place on this course, or if you require any further information, please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We often get asked if we can help out organisations by providing bespoke training.
This is something we are always happy to discuss and if you have any queries on this please contact us.
In the first instance please contact Judy Verrell in the Education Department on 01590 646445 or e-mail your enquiry to: email@example.com
Communication Skills Training
This new one-day workshop consists of:
Sage & Thyme communication skills session; Working Lunch; Resilience Session; Mindfulness Session
The day will raise awareness of some methods of supporting ourselves in dealing with the challenges we face and ways of how to look after yourself.
Sage & Thyme - 9.30 - 12.30
Our 3-hour communiction skills session will increase your confidence, willingness and competence to explore the emotional concerns of anyone who may be worried or distressed.
Working Lunch - 12.30 - 1.30 - this will provide an opportunity to network and develop peer support
Resilience Session - 1.30 - 2.45
We hope this taster session will provide you with some tools and techniques to help develop resilience for your journey through life.
Mindfulness Session - 3.00 - 4.15
Learn more about yourself and how paying attention to our immediate experiences might assist us in 'being with' the people we are supporting.
Although this is intended to be a whole day workshop, we are happy for people to book the Sage & Thyme session separately if wished.
Dates: Monday 26 June - Thursday 14 September - Thursday 16 November 2017
Sage & Thyme only - £35 per person
Attend the whole day - £60 per person
(all refreshments, lunch and course materials are included)
To reserve a place, or if you require any further information, please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
This one day course will address difficult conversations in practice and will offer the chance to see and explore skills to help make them less difficult and more effective.
Suitable for all HCAs and support workers in social care who encounter difficult conversations in practice and who would like to explore ways to more effectively manage them.
Dates for 2017 :
Thursday 5 October 2017
Friday 19 January 2017
Time: 9.30 – 4.00
Cost: £40 per person
– includes lunch, refreshments & course materials
- Why are conversations so difficult?
- How can we overcome this?
- How to break significant news.
- What can influence people’s response?
- How to manage this in practice – seeing the skills in action
To reserve a place on this one day course or if you require any further information please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail email@example.com
We have developed this study day to develop your confidence and competence in having difficult conversations. It will build on concepts and content introduced in the Sage & Thyme half-day session
(Delegates applying to attend this workshop should have already attended the Sage & Thyme session - please ask for details)
Course Dates: -
Friday 10 November 2017
Thursday 25 January 2018
Time: - 9.30 - 4.00 (Registration from 9.00)
Cost: £50 per person (includes refreshments, lunch and course materials)
- learn about a range of frameworks and models to facilitate effective conversations.
- reflect on your own listening skills
- practice asking powerful questions
- consider different styles and how they can help or hinder
- practice and get feedback from colleagues and peers on your approach and style
Suitable for all registered healthcare professionals who encounter difficult conversations in practice and would like to explore ways to more effectively manage them.
To reserve a place, or if you require any further information call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
An evidence-based course, nationally accredited and with expert trainers.
Oakhaven Hospice are delighted to be managing this training across the South Coast Central area of Hampshire, working as part of the Hampshire Hospices Education Consortium.
This 2-day Connected course, which is part of the National Communication Skills Training programme, is facilitated by nationally accredited trainers and includes discussion of the research evidence surrounding communication in health care, with interactive exercises and role-play in small groups with professional actors.
17 & 18 July 2017
12 & 13 September 2017
9 & 10 November 2017
Time: 8.30 - 5.30 each day (for prompt start at 9.00)
Cost: £675 per person (all means and refreshments included)
(Participants are expected to take part in all aspects of the course and must attend both days.)
Venue: The Holiday Inn, Winchester
(This is not a residential course, but there are special rates available at the hotel if accommodation is required.)
To reserve a place on this course and receive a Registration Form please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail: email@example.com
Helping to make a difference to the daily lives of people living through bereavement.
A new 1-day workshop on loss, grief and bereavement, supporting others and looking after ourselves delivered by our Counselling team.
This highly practical day is designed to help you feel more confident in supporting anyone affected by grief and loss.
- An introduction to the theory of grief and the grieving process
- Risk factors, how to spot them and what to do about them
- Listening and questioning skills, including an opportunity to practice these using real-life examples
- Self-care and why it matters
Thursday 7 September
Thursday 9 November
Thursday 24 January 2018
Time: 9.30 - 3.30
Cost: £50 per person (includes lunch, refreshments & course materials)
Suitable for all health and social care professionals who would like to become more confident when providing support to those affected by grief and loss.
For an enrolment form and to reserve a place on this course, please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
This session is designed specifically for Registered nursing staff working with patients and their families at end of life.
Friday 7 July 2017
Friday 22 September 2017
Time: 2.00 - 4.00
Cost: There is no charge for this session
Please note: in cases of non-attendance without prior notification, there will be a charge made of £20 per person
The session will cover the Principles of Practice and the responsibilities of the Registered Nurse and the importance of record keeping will be demonstrated.
(Refreshments and course materials provided)
All Delegates will receive a Competency Assessment at the end of the session.
All delegates must obtain permission to attend from their Manager.
To reserve a place on this session please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail email@example.com
These sessions provide a general update on the Principles and Practice of syringe driver use for those new to using syringe drivers or those requiring a reminder.
Thursday 13 July 2017
Thursday 7 September 2017
Thursday 2 November 2017
Time: 12.00 - 2.00
Tea and coffee provided - feel free to bring your own lunch with you.
Cost: There is no charge for this session.
Please note: in cases of non-attendance without prior notification there will be a charge made of £20 per person
Learning Aims: This session includes guidance on:
- Indications for use
- Addressing patient and family concerns about use
- Provides a practical session for demonstrating the principles of setting up a syringe driver
- Hand outs provided
- Certificate of Attendance provided
Note: These sessions are NOT specific training on the use of McKinley syringe drivers.
To reserve a place on one of these sessions or if you require any further information please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Situated Learning is a key component of our education strategy and delivery at Oakhaven Hospice.
This can be accessed in a variety of ways:
- We provide regular professional patient reviews both in Lymington New Forest Hospital and nursing and residential homes in our catchment area by a Clinical Nurse Specialist and, (if required) a consultant.
- Specialist advice, role modelling of best practice and educational support are part of this service.
This can be followed up with:
- Bespoke targeted teaching sessions
- Booking onto training days and sessions at Oakhaven
- Applying for one of our bespoke packages which will include:
- Syringe Driver training
- Symptom Management
- Verification of Expected Death
For further details, please contact the Education Department at Oakhaven Hospice by calling 01590 646445 or e-mail email@example.com
Part 1 - Pain management and Nausea & Vomiting
Thursday 29 June
Thursday 28 September
Part 2 - Breathlessness and Anxiety & Delirium
Wednesday 26 July 2017
Wednesday 18 October 2017
Two half-day sessions (Part 1 and Part 2) for staff working in Nursing and Care Homes to have a chance to focus on the practical symptom management of those symptoms experienced at the end of life.
These sessions will run from 1.30 - 4.30
There is no charge for this session.
If you require any further information, or you would like to register your interest, please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
What is an Oakhaven Link Nurse?
- A link nurse is a Registered Nurse or a Health Care Assistant with a special interest in Palliative and End of Life Care.
- We hold a meeting approximately every 6 weeks here at Oakhaven Hospice and share information and knowledge gained within the group
- It is a chance to network with other people working in healthcare and to discuss and reflect on any relevant topic.
If you feel this may be of interest to you please let us know. Even if you cannot attend all the meetings you will still get all the updates in an e-mail.
So, if you are interested and would like further information call Judy Verrell or Jenny Butler on 01590 646445 or e-mail: email@example.com