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 Hospice, 1469 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua
Date: TBC 2019
Cost: Free of charge (possible printing costs may apply for course materials)
Registration: Please fill out the registration form and we will be in touch with upcoming dates and times or register your interest to our Clinical Administrator on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07 343 6591.