End of Life Care - eLearning

This course is suitable for all staff involved in providing end of life care. Compiled in accordance with End of Life Care Strategy 2008, Gold Standards Framework and Skills for Care knowledge set for end of life care, it provides candidates with the knowledge required to appropriately care and support clients and families during the end of life stages of their illness.

£2.95 + VAT


By the end of this unit you will be able to:


  • Explain what is meant by the term end of life care
  • Discuss their role in supporting people in end of life stages
  • Explain what advance care planning and advance directives are
  • Discuss what makes death a good or bad experience
  • Discuss what last offices are
  • Identify 3 other professionals they can involve in end of life care
  • Discuss people’s attitudes and fears towards death and dying


Course content


  • End of Life Care Strategy
  • Attitudes to death and dying
  • Fears about death and dying
  • Good and bad experiences of death and dying
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Symptom Management
  • Advance Directives
  • Roles and responsibilities in end of life care
  • Last Offices
  • Grief and Loss