Courses & Events

Upcoming training courses

Synopsis

Are you ready to take your communications skills to the next level? You talk the talk but can you walk the walk? In this course you’ll have the opportunity to…

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  • Times: 09:30 - 16:00
  • Cost: £250
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

Our half day session will introduce you to reducing the impact of fatigue in day to day life. The workshop will explore the role that sleep, nutrition and stress play…

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  • Times: 9:30 - 12:30
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice Care, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 2LE

Synopsis

Working with clients who face a life-limiting illness can challenge the boundaries of a therapeutic relationship, and expose the counsellor / psychotherapist to their own vulnerabilities about death and dying.…

Details

  • Times: 09:30 - 16:00
  • Cost: £100
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

Do you panic when confronted with a syringe driver? You're not alone. This half day session aims to give you a basic understanding of how to set up and manage…

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  • Times: 9.30 - 13.00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

Eating & drinking is an integral part of everyday life. As well as providing us with essential nourishment & hydration it is an important social activity. In individuals with palliative…

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  • Times: 13:00 - 17:00
  • Cost: £60
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

This event is designed for health & social care staff and students and provides an introduction to the work of Dorothy House including a brief look at the organisation's history…

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  • Times: 13:30 - 16:15
  • Cost: £10
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

Do you panic when confronted with a syringe driver? You're not alone. Following on from our introductory session, this course will explore issues in relation to pain management, symptoms of…

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  • Times: 13:00 - 17:00
  • Cost: £60
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

This half day workshop is designed to raise awareness of the importance of prudent use of antibiotics, highlighting the latest guidelines, along with recognising sepsis and first response management.

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  • Times: 13:30 - 16:00
  • Cost: £60
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 2LE

Synopsis

This study day will consider the impact of significant life change, loss and grief on people's lives - and how we respond to it.

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  • Times: 9:30 - 16:00
  • Cost: £100
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice Care, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

Declining ability to communicate characterises the later stages of dementia, meaning the person with advanced dementia may be unable to articulate their feelings of depression, pain or distress. People with…

Details

  • Times: 13:30 - 16:30
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

Dorothy House Hospice have developed a half-day workshop called 'Grief Encounters' that invites agencies & businesses whose services are likely to involve the need to respond to people who are…

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  • Times: 9:30 - 12:00
  • Cost: £40
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

Do you communicate with clients, patients, customers or colleagues by telephone on a regular basis, or does your role involve challenging telephone contact, or time limitations? If so our telephone…

Details

  • Times: 13:15 - 16:15
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

This course has been designed specifically for front line LD staff as an introduction to the principles and practice of end of life care to support their service users and…

Details

  • Times: 09:30 - 16:00
  • Cost: £100
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE