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:
Care of the Dying for Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants
This is a one day course 09.30- 4.30 pm for Registered Nurses, Health Care assistants and Assistant Health practitioners involved in caring
for patients in their last days of life.
The Study day is aimed at enhancing end of life care skills in line with ‘One chance to get it right’ 5 priorities for care.
Follow the links for course content and booking information:
Care of the Dying Person Education Days Sept to Nov 16
Care of the Dying Person Education Days Jan to Mar 17
Care of the Dying Person Education Days April to June 17
Education Forum Lunch and Learn
Monthly 1 hour lunchtime presentations with guest speakers.
Buffet Lunch is provided so booking is ESSENTIAL!
For more information please click here to download the Lunch and Learn poster.
To book a place please contact Karen Kilduff on 01229 580 305 or via email email@example.com
Care of the Dying Patient Assessment
To facilitate the introduction across South Cumbria of the new Care of the Dying Patient Assessment document we are providing 1hr training sessions
which can be delivered at your place of work.
Understanding how to complete the new Care of the Dying Patient Assessment and Guidance for Care document .
Click here for more information
These sessions are for GPs, CHOC, Community Nurses, HCAs, Nursing and Residential Care home staff
To arrange Dates and times or to discuss further please contact Trisha Atkinson - End of Life Care Facilitator, St Marys Hospice
Tel : 01229 580305