This is an education programme specifically designed to provide Health Care Assistants with key principles, practical knowledge and skills of palliative care.
The course is usually held once a year and consists of four workshops, each workshop is approximately two to four hours long.
The topics covered are:
- Introduction to palliative care
- Pain and other symptoms assessment and management
- Communication skills to support dying people, their families and whanau
- The last days of life.
Location: Rotorua Community Hospice, 1469 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua (face to face education session).
Date: 9.00am – 4.00pm Thursday 28 July 2022 (fully booked)
Date: 9.00am – 4.00pm Wednesday 30 November 2022 (bookings now open)
Cost: Free of charge
Registration: Places are limited – please book your spot by contacting our Clinical Administrator on email@example.com or phone 07 343 6591.