How To Support Someone with a Palliative Diagnosis


This masterclass will focus on psychological care and support services.  Suitable for all clinical practitioners working in the community, hospital, care home or with a care agency, who are caring for palliative patients.

Dates Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - Download as vCalendar
Event Times: 10:00 to 14:30
Venue Education & Conference Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Rd, Cambridge CB22 3FB
Contact Name Ginette Northmore
Email education@arhc.org.uk
Contact Phone 01223 675801

Event details:

Who Should Attend:

This Study Day is suitable for healthcare professionals who are caring for palliative patients in any setting. 

 In this training learners will:

• Consider psychological adjustment difficulties in palliative patients 

• Explore the use of good communication skills

• Examine the psychological support healthcare professionals give when working to Level 2 NICE Guidelines 

• Consider why and when to refer to psychological services

• Explore how we support ourselves in developing psychological awareness

Price: £90.00 per person 

Fully funded places are available for CPFT staff.  You will be asked for proof of eligibility so please only register for a free place if you are eligible.  Limited fully funded places for students.

To Register: https://www.arhc.org.uk/pro-education.asp

Location: Education Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge CB22 3FB. The Education Centre at the hospice is fully accessible for wheelchair users and those with disabilities.  The Centre is on the first floor accessible by a lift. 

Directions and Visitor Parking to the Education & Conference Centre 

 By Car: If you are using Sat Nav please use the P&R postcode CB22 3AB as some sat navs do not currently recognise the location of the new hospice. A map with directions is available at http://www.arhc.org.uk/contact-us.asp

Car Parking: Delegates and visitors to the Education & Conference Centre should park at the Babraham Road Park and Ride located next to the hospice and use the footpath to the Centre.  Car parking at the Park and Ride is free for up to 18 hours. The car park at the Hospice is reserved for patients, families and Blue Badge holders only.

By Public Transport/Taxi: Cambridge railway station is approximately 3 miles from the Hospice. Taxis are available outside the entrance to the station or buses run from the city centre/railway station/Addenbrookes to the Babraham Park & Ride. Once at the Park & Ride, walk towards the vehicular entrance to access the pedestrian footpath to the hospice. http://cambridgeparkandride.info/babrahamroad.shtml

Cycling: There are secure bicycle racks at the front of the hospice.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact the Education Team on 01223 675801 or education@arhc.org.uk 

What's the refund policy?

If you cancel your registration 14 days prior to the start of the study day, you will not be entitled to a refund, however you may transfer your booking to an alternative course. For non-attendees who have a fully funded ticket please note we reserve the right to charge a fee of £20.00, however extenuating circumstances will be taken into consideration when applying the cancellation fee.

 

Arthur Rank Hospice supports people in Cambridgeshire living with an advanced serious illness or a life-limiting condition and those who need end-of-life care. Our outstanding services are provided free of charge to patients and their families.

It will cost £8.66 million this financial year to operate our services, of which £4.68 million is budgeted from our contracts with the NHS and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

We are extremely grateful to our local community for the dedication, commitment and generosity they show in supporting us to raise the remaining £3.986 million.

For further information, please visit arhc.org.uk