There is a new guide is aimed at those non specialist workers in social and health care (and their managers) who often find themselves working with people who are dying.

It sets out the principles for working with adults at the end of their life, and describes the underpinning competences, knowledge and values they should have. It has been developed in partnership with Skills for Health. You can download the guide by clicking here.

Training on end of life care for domiciliary care staff

A new training pack is available from Skills for Care for managers to use as part of their usual end of life care training and development or as part of a team discussion.

The training pack aims to improve end of life care by domiciliary care staff and includes a DVD which contains a short film, a ready-made presentation and supporting resources to enable the training to be delivered. The training pack has been developed in partnership with Bridgesfm.

Packs are available on a first come first served basis and can be requested via marketing@skillsforcare.org.uk. It is also available to download from our website skillsforcare.org.uk/endoflifecare.