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What we do

                

St Mary’s Hospice is committed to the professional education of our own staff, volunteers and healthcare professionals working in palliative care across other organisations. We are proud of our growing reputation and expertise for our excellent level of care and sharing best practice to ultimately benefit patients, their carers and families.

Jenny Stalker, Day Hospice and Education Manager: “We believe that professional education is at the foundation of everything we do. St Mary’s is committed to developing skills and knowledge to continually work towards providing excellent care for people living with life shortening illness or long term conditions.”


Dr Paul Davies, GP in Ambleside: “St Mary’s palliative care advice is really helpful in and out of hours. It really is invaluable to us.”


As part of activity to continue to develop this expertise, our educational programmes, networking and learning events include:

 

 

 


 

Advanced Care Planning and Communications Skills Training Day

This is a free one day course held at St Mary's Hospice, Ulverston for health and social care staff thanks to funding from Health Education England. This new and innovative programme will be independently evaluated by Edge Hill University. 


2018 DATES: Thurs 3rd May; Thurs 21st June; Wed 18th July ; Thurs 13th Sept; Wed 3rd Oct; Thurs 8th Nov; Thurs 13th Dec ( all dates 09.30 – 16.30 )
 
2019 Dates : Thurs 17th January; Thurs 7th February; Thurs 4th April; Thurs 23rd May ( all dates 9.30-16.30)

 

Please click the image below to view a poster of the event and booking details.

 

ACP 2019 ACP 2019 (4015 KB)



FREE Education Forum Lunch and Learn

Dates for your diaries:

TBA

 

Running 12.30 to 1.30pm.

Please click the image below to download the poster and find out more:

 




Care of the Dying Person in the Last days and hours of life

 

For Registered Nurses and Health care support working in Acute,Hospice,Care Homes and Community Teams.

Each education day are stand-alone sessions so you need only attend one of the days. The course runs from 9.30-16.30pm on these selected dates.

 

Thursday 15th November 2018 - Health Care support staff 

 

Thursday 10th January 2019 - Registered Nurses and Practitioners

 

 
Thursday 21st March 2019 - Health care support staff

 

12th September 2019  - Registered Nurses & Assistant Practitioners

 

14th November 2019 - Health care support staff

 

09.30-16.30 hrs

 

 

Please click the image below to download the poster and find out more:

              

CDP 2019 CDP 2019 (169 KB)


 

Two Day Course The HEARTS Process

 

Creating calm, peace and relaxation in supportive, long-term and palliative care settings

 
This two day course will develop your skills to help those you care for, and includes Hands-on contact, Empathy, Aromas, Relaxation, Textures and Sound. Feedback suggests that these techniques are useful for:
• Reducing tension and stress
• Enhancing relaxation and sleep
• Promoting feelings of wellbeing
Originally designed for situations when massage or aromatherapy were inappropriate, HEARTS can be given through clothes & bed covers so there is no need for patients to remove clothing.

 

4th & 11th March 2019
10.00am-4.30pm

Please click below for full info


 


Click below to download our course Prospectus for November 2018 - Decemeber 2019

 

Education Prospectus 2018 - 2019 Education Prospectus 2018 - 2019 (540 KB)


 

 

 


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