Online End of Life Care Level 1 (VTQ) Certification

This course provides an introduction to providing Palliative Care, being especially useful for those in care homes.

CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

End of Life Care Level 1 (VTQ) at a Glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 34 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT

We have been recognised as an endorsed provider from Skills for Care, earning the prestigious distinction as a Centre of Excellence within training and health & social care.

End of Life care looks at special needs when dealing with service users at the end of their life. The course covers the core principles of end of life care and many other subjects.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

Companies, organisations or agencies are encouraged to contact us for group discounts and information about onsite training and how our system can be used to track and monitor your staff training.

  • Nurses
  • Care workers
  • Locum workers

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (3.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 34 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

In 2014 Skills for Care and Skills for Health jointly published Common Core Principles and competencies for Social care and health workers working with Adults at the end of life. 

The common core principles: -

1. Care and support are planned and delivered in a person-centred way, with the person’s priorities, including spiritual, emotional and cultural needs, guiding all decisions and actions.

2. Communication is straightforward, appropriate and timely, and is delivered sensitively, taking account of the circumstances, needs and abilities of the person and their carers. Communication reflects an understanding of, and respect for, the person’s cultural and spiritual needs.

3. End of life care is provided through integrated working, with practitioners collaborating to ensure seamless care and support at the point of delivery. Needs are met in ways that are appropriate to the person, rather than being service-led. Workers maintain ongoing communication so that care and support is properly co-ordinated and responsive to changing circumstances and priorities

4. Good, clear and straightforward information is provided to the person and their carers

5. Regular reviews and effective communication ensure that care and support are responsive to the needs and changing circumstances of people at the end of life, and their carers. Forward planning, including advance care planning, facilitates well-coordinated, planned and organised care and support.

6. The needs and rights of carers are recognised and acted upon. Carers are offered support both while caring and during bereavement. Employers recognise the ways in which workers are affected 2014 Skills for Care and Skills for Health jointly published Common Core Principles
and competencies for Social care and health workers working with Adults at the end of life. 

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