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Description This course covers the phenomenon of death, with a special emphasis on implications for older persons. Issues such as the meaning of death, the dying process, and supporting clients, families and care staff through the bereavement process are examined. Program Course objectiveskey benefits: By the end of the course delegates will have a greater understanding of the issues relating to ageing, death and bereavement as well as the skills to positively support their clients and colleagues through the bereavement process. Who the course is aimed at: Anyone who works within the care sector. Course content: ? Understanding the ageing process ? The effects of death on the lives of older persons, their families and carers ? Death in context - A historical, philosophical and sociological look at death and dying ? Theories of the bereavement process ? Developing the skills to positively support clients, families and colleagues through the bereavement process Course tutor: Amanda Cowan MSc Occupational Psychology BSc Psychology Training method: Presented in a highly interactive format including discussion and group work. Course outcomequalification: PTC Certificate of Attendance. Pre-requisite knowledgequalification: To be working with people in the care field. Recommended follow-up course: Managing Stress in the Care Sector.

Description This course covers the phenomenon of death, with a special emphasis on implications for older persons. Issues such as the meaning of death, the dying process, and supporting clients, families and care staff through the bereavement process are examined. Program Course objectiveskey benefits: By the end of the course delegates will have a greater understanding of the issues relating to...

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