Courses & Events

Upcoming training courses

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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: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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Skin care: just skin deep? This short session aims to provide you with an understanding of the way in which the skin can be affected by long term illness and…

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  • Times: 13:00-15:00
  • Cost: £30
  • Location: Dorothy House Trowbridge Outreach Centre, Trinity House, Bryer Ash Business Park, Trowbridge BA14 8HE

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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

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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: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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People with dementia need holistic care that recognises and responds to individual wishes and needs. Planning ahead and communicating well are key to improving care at the end of life.

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

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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.…

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

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Do you have contact with patients & families pre / post bereavement? This course will enable you to recognise the key factors that complicate grief for individual adults and children,…

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  • Times: 09:30 - 16:00
  • Cost: £80
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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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: 09:30-13:00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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Are you ready to take your communication 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: 9.30 - 16.00
  • Cost: £250
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice Care, Winsley BA15 2LE, United Kingdom

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 a syringe…

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

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End of Life Care Module - 20 credits towards BSc or Masters Degree Level 3: UZTR6Y-20-3 Level M: UZTSAE-20-M The End of Life Care module, Level 3 or Masters Level…

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  • Times: 9.30 - 15.00
  • Cost: £892 for the 20 credit module (£670 attendance only/ no assignment)
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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You know your patients well and care about them, but do you sometimes feel you just don't know what to say? Do you worry about saying the 'wrong thing'? Do…

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  • Times: 13:00-15:00
  • Cost: £30
  • Location: Dorothy House Trowbridge Outreach Centre, Trinity House, Bryer Ash Business Park, Trowbridge BA14 8HE

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This study day considers the impact of death and dying on individuals and their families; explores the factors that contribute to the complexity of End of Life Care and reviews…

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  • Times: 9.30 - 15.00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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This study day will consider the impact of life-changing and/or limiting illness, and loss on patients, families and children.

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  • Times: 9.30 - 15.00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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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…

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

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This study day identifies and explores the challenges in the assessment and management of pain at the end of life, from pharmacological and non-pharmacological perspectives.

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  • Times: 9.30 - 15.00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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People with Dementia need holistic care that recognises and responds to individual wishes and needs. Planning ahead and communication are key to improving care at the end of life.

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  • Times: 13.30 - 16.30
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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This study day will identify the common symptoms experienced at the end of life and explore the assessment and management of these symptoms through pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to care.

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  • Times: 9.30 - 15.00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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This study day will explore how spiritual and/or religious ‘meaning’ affects the way individuals understand and adjust to life-changing and/or limiting illness and identify the challenges of equity of access…

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  • Times: 9.30 - 15.00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

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Are you a health / social care practitioner who has contact with patients and families pre and post bereavement? If so, this course will enable you to recognise the key…

Details

  • Times: 9.30 - 16.00
  • Cost: £80
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice Care, 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…

Details

  • Times: 9.30 - 13.00
  • Cost: £50
  • 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.

Details

  • Times: 9.30 - 16.30
  • Cost: £80
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice Care, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE