The course will be ideal for health and social care workers who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of end of life care and palliative care. It also has relevance to all types of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care.
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There are no formal entry requirements however learners should be aged 19 or above at the start of the academic year to undertake this qualification. Learners must be able to read and understand the learning resources and complete the written work with moderate assistance and will therefore benefit from having a reasonable understanding of reading and writing the English language. Please contact us if you require any further information.
YOU CAN START THIS COURSE AT ANY TIME THROUGHOUT THE ACADEMIC YEAR BUT THERE IS AN EXPECTATION THAT YOU WILL COMPLETE WITHIN TWELVE WEEKS. FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE COURSE WILL INCUR A £50 ADMINISTRATION CHARGE.
The Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care comprises three concise module workbooks which combine the following units:
MODULE A: • Understand how to work in end of life care • Care planning in end of life care
MODULE B: • Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort • End of life care and dementia
MODULE C: • Understand the role of the care worker in time of death • Understand loss and grief in end of life care.
Hallmark’s learning materials comprise a set of high-quality workbooks, which have been produced to suit a range of delivery methods. Learners will be provided with all the necessary materials to complete the programme and will have the opportunity to work through a series of reflective activities designed to reinforce the learning process and test their knowledge. The learning materials also include an assessment, which allows learners to complete a portfolio of evidence and demonstrates achievement of all learning outcomes associated with each unit. A comprehensive tutor guide is supplied to accompany these materials.
Students that are unemployed and currently seeking work, or on a low income of up to £20,319 per annum may be able to enrol to a course at Level 2 or below free of charge. This is a government initiative and the course offer is subject to change. Grantham College reserves the right to offer a substitute course if the qualification advertised is not funded by the government. This does not affect your rights under Consumer Law.
By undertaking this programme, candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects, or they can progress on to further qualifications such as other courses in health and social care or related subjects. Please visit www.hallmarkeducation.org.uk for details of relevant Hallmark programmes.