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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.


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
  • To be more confident when responding to individuals who are grieving
  • To understand different models of grief
  • To recognise signs and symptoms associated with loss and grief
  • To identify methods of support for individuals, families, colleagues and self-care
  • To be aware of the needs of different faiths in connection with death, dying and bereavement


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