Courses & Events

Upcoming training courses

Synopsis

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.

Details

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

Synopsis

You know your patients well and they feel comfortable talking to you. But when it comes to talking about the future we sometimes shy away. Talking about people's wishes and…

Details

  • Times: 13:00-15:00
  • Cost: £30
  • Location: Dorothy House Peasedown Outreach Centre, 7 Bath Business Park, Peasedown St John, BA2 8SG

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…

Details

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

Synopsis

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

Details

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

Synopsis

An introduction to complementary approaches in life limiting and advanced disease: a study day for complementary therapists. This study day will allow complementary therapists to explore some of the issues…

Details

  • Times: 09:30-16:30
  • Cost: £100
  • Location: Dorothy House, 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: No 7 Bath Business Park, Roman Way, Peasedown St John, BA2 8SG

Synopsis

This course will build participants’ capacity to develop supervisory relationships with individual clinical staff, or groups, to facilitate structured, ongoing space for reflection on clinical practice. This course consists of…

Details

  • Times: 09:00-16:30
  • Cost: £200
  • Location: Dorothy House, 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: 09:30-13:00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House, 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: £80
  • Location: Dorothy House, 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, 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…

Details

  • Times: 13:00 - 17:00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

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…

Details

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

Synopsis

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

Details

  • Times: 13:30
  • 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…

Details

  • Times: 13:00 - 17:00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE

Synopsis

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.

Details

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

Synopsis

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,…

Details

  • Times: 09:30 - 16:00
  • Cost: £80
  • Location: Dorothy House, 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: 09:30-13:00
  • Cost: £50
  • Location: Dorothy House Hospice Care Outreach, No 7 Bath Business Park, Roman Way, Peasedown St John, Bath, BA2 8SG

Synopsis

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…

Details

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

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, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE