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, please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualification & Credit Framework (QCF)
We are delighted to offer the QCF Level 2 Award in conjunction with Bournemouth & Poole College which is an accredited City & Guilds course for qualifications in End of Life Care.
This one day course is suitable for anyone working in care homes, care agencies and health and social care assistant roles who wish to undertake vocational training in this field.
(Once you have completed the Level 2 study day, you will be eligible to enrol on to the Level 3 - which is a 3-day course. See details below)
- Perspectives on death and dying
- Aims, principles and policies in end of life care
- Understanding factors regarding communication in end of life care
- Exploring the range of support services available to individuals and others
Wednesday 25 January 2017
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Time: 9.30 - 4.30
Cost: £100 per person
(Refreshments and lunch included)
For a booking form to reserve a place on this one day course or if you require any further information please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or email: email@example.com
Click the link to view our course flyer qcf-level-2-jan-march-2017-ext
Brand New for 2016
This is a 3-day course, leading on from the QCF Level 2 Award (shown above)
We are working in conjunction with the Bournemouth & Poole College and to provide this accredited City & Guilds qualification in End of Life Care. This is suitable for anyone wanting to undertake vocational training in End of Life Care and most suitable for staff working in Care Homes, Domiciliary Care Agencies and Health and Social Care Assistant roles or any trained nursing staff.
Before applying for this course you must either have completed the QCF Level 2 Award course or be a fully registered nurse.
Dates for 2017
Tuesday 31 January: Tuesday 7 February: Wednesday 22 February
Wednesday 24 May: Wednesday 14 June: Tuesday 20 June
Times: 9.30 – 4.30
Cost: £280 per person (includes refreshments, lunch and course materials)
To reserve a place on this 3-day course, or if you require any further information please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Click the link to view our course flyer qcf-level-3-jan-feb-2017
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.
Dates for 2017 : To be notified.
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
This session is 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 12 January 2017
Thursday 9 March 2017
Time: 12.00 – 2.00
It includes: Indications for use; Medications; Addressing patient and family concerns; A practical reminder of the principles of setting up a driver.
Please Note: This session is not specific training on the use of McKinley drivers.
Tea and coffee provided – please feel free to bring your own lunch with you.
There is no charge for this session.
To reserve a place call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This 1-day study day is designed specifically for HCA’s, Carers and Healthcare support workers who work with patients with end of life needs.
Three Course Dates to choose from:
Thursday 16 February 2017:
Wednesday 21 June 2017:
Wednesday 20 September 2017:
Cost – £35 per person
Times: 9.30am – 4.30pm - Refreshments and lunch included.
Learning Outcome: To enhance knowledge and skills in the delivery of high quality end of life care.
To reserve a place on this course or if you require any further information, please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail email@example.com
This 2-day course is for Registered Nurses and Healthcare professionals working with patients at end of life.
Thursday 19 February & Friday 1 March 2017
Monday 22 May & Thursday 8 June 2017
Please note: delegates MUST be committed to attending both days.
Cost – £65 per person
Being held at Oakhaven Hospice – 9.30 am – 4.30 pm each day – Refreshments and lunch included
Learning Outcome: To enhance knowledge and skills in the delivery of high quality End of Life Care
To reserve a place on this course, or if you require any further information please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org see attached course flyer:
An evidence-based course, nationally accredited and with expert trainers.
Oakhaven Hospice are delighted to announce that they are now 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 actors.
Participants will practice skills and receive positive and constructive feedback in a safe and supportive environment.
Participants are expected to take part in all aspects of the course and must attend both days.
SUITABLE for experienced health care professionals wishing to build on their existing communication skills.
Courses will be held at The Holiday Inn, Winchester.
Current Courses for 2017 will run on:
19 & 20 January, 13 & 14 March and 10 & 11 May
17 & 18 July, 12 & 13 September and 9 & 10 November
Cost: £675.00 per person
click the link for course flyer and Booking Form:
Or call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail: email@example.com
‘Do you know how to talk to someone who is worried or distressed?’
Oakhaven are holding more sessions of this popular and important training session.
This is a 3 hour workshop and is suitable for anyone who comes across distressed or concerned patients/carer face to face or on the phone.
It will show you how to listen and respond in a way which empowers the person in distress.
Dates of Workshops:
Wednesday 11 January 2017
More dates to come for 2017 - Watch this space!!
Times: 9.30 – 12.30
Tea and coffee from 9.00 for a prompt start at 9.30
Open to: All healthcare professionals in Nursing & Care Homes, Domiciliary Care Agencies, Southern Health and Community Teams. Please note: This training is also suitable for non-clinical support workers.
What will you learn and how will this help you?
It will increase your confidence, competence and willingness to explore the emotional concerns of patients, carers or relatives.
Cost: £35 per person
Book early – places are limited!
For details see attached course flyer and booking form:
or for more information call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Designed specifically for Registered nursing staff working with patients and their families at end of life, probably in a nursing home environment.
The session will cover the Principles of Practice and the responsibilities of the Registered Nurse and the importance of record-keeping will be demonstrated.
Friday 13 January 2017
(More dates for 2017 to come!)
Time: 2.00 - 4.00
There is no charge for this session.
All delegates will receive a Competency Assessment at the end of the session.
To reserve a place on this course, please call Judy Verrell on 01590 646445 or e-mail email@example.com
Click here for details and booking form: