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The Emotional Impact of Life-Limiting Illness

The Emotional Impact of Life-Limiting Illness

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

Dates for 2018:

  • Thursday 27th September¬†

Booking terms and conditions can be found below, please familiarise yourselves with these before reserving your place on this Study Day.

 

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