An eleven module programme designed specifically for those working in aged care facilities. The programme was developed by Hospice New Zealand and is nationally recognized

The modules cover:

  1. Essence of palliative care
  2. Ethical issues in palliative care
  3. Pain management
  4. Palliative care for people with chronic illness
  5. Palliative care for people with dementia
  6. Communication skills
  7. Last days of life
  8. Loss and grief
  9. Caring for ourselves
  10. Symptom management
  11. Introduction to Spiritual Care

Hospice Tairawhiti began delivering these modules in early 2012. 

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For further information contact Clarice Alderdice on 869 0552 or