Submitted by Muath on Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:45
Module Title
Palliative Care Support
Module Credits
15
Module Semester
0
Module Status
Mandatory

Description

The purpose of this module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills, and competence to enable them to care for and address the needs of a person and their family after the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness, in a dignified, inclusive and holistic manner.

At the end of this unit learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of the support worker in the promotion of key issues such as life quality, self-esteem, respect, privacy and dignity in palliative care work
  • Apply a person-centered approach to caring for a person in the last days of their life to include the provision of supportive and holistic care promoting safety, dignity, respect, and comfort
  • Work effectively and with great sensitivity in relation to the dying person and their significant others in a palliative care setting
  • Use the range of skills required from a palliative support worker in relation to end of life care
Module Assessment
Type
Learner Record
Percentage
70%
Type
Assignment
Percentage
30%