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Study Day: The Emotional Impact of Life-Limiting Illness

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North Devon Hospice

Deer Park

Rumsam Road

Barnstaple

EX32 0HU

United Kingdom

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This study day aims to facilitate and enhance the personal and professional development of health and care professionals across all care settings engaged in palliative care. Throughout the day we will enable you to explore the emotional impact of being diagnosed with a life-limiting illness for both the individual and those close to them. Discussions of how anticipatory loss, bereavement and grief can affect us emotionally, physically, socially and spiritually. Participants will be able to recognise their own well-being needs when working with others.

Aim:

To gain an insight into the emotional impact of life-limiting illness, recognising signs and symptoms of loss and bereavement and identifying ways to promote grief recovery

Learning Outcomes:

  • To understand bereavement and the factors affecting the grieving process

  • How to communicate effectively and compassionately with bereaved people

  • Introduction to bereavement across different cultures

  • To understand different types of grief

  • To identify methods of self-care

Entry requirements: Suitable for registered healthcare professionals.

Time: Registration from 9.15 am. Course runs 9.30 am – 4 pm

Booking terms and conditions can be found on our website, please familiarise yourselves with these before reserving your place on this 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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North Devon Hospice

Deer Park

Rumsam Road

Barnstaple

EX32 0HU

United Kingdom

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