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Outreach: Supporting Individuals with their Advance Care Planning

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North Devon Hospice

Deer Park

Barnstaple

EX32 0QU

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This session will enable the attendee to understand the principles and practices for planning end of life care. Attendees will learn strategies which will encourage and empower open discussion enabling the person to identify and document their wishes and preferences. We will explore the key documents including Advance Care Plans, Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment and the Treatment Escalation Plan.

Skills learned in this session support the person to develop their own end of life care plan and are therefore relevant to all settings.

Aims:

  • To develop confidence to support individuals and families when discussing their wishes and preferences.

  • To understand the relevance of Advance Care Planning to best interests decisions

  • To understand the legal difference between Advance Care Plan and Advanced Decision to Refuse Treatment

  • To be familiar with local Advance Care Plan documentation and associated documents

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Entry requirements: There are no prerequisites for this course. This course is designed for the non-registered workforce.
Time: Registration from 12.45pm. Course runs 1 – 4.30pm
Dates: Wednesday 30th January 2019 and Wednesday 19th June 2019 at North Devon Hospice, Barnstaple

This session is also being held at Hatchmoor Nursing Home in Torrington on Wednesday 30th January 2019.

Booking terms and conditions can be found on our website, please familiarise yourselves with these before reserving your place on this Outreach Training session.

FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Email: education@northdevonhospice.org.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes

What if I want to cancel?
If you wish to cancel your booking you will need to give 5 working days notice, as per our booking terms and conditions. Failure to give 5 working days notice or non-attendance will incur a £25 fee per person to cover administration costs, unfortunately as we are a charity this fee is non-negotiable.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
You can transfer your ticket to another person or to another event, please see full terms and conditions on our website.

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EX32 0QU

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