Entries by St Andrews Hospice

Advanced Therapeutic Communication Skills – Using Personality Type: 14 & 21 May 2019

Over the last ten years, models of patient listening and communicating have proliferated. They have raised consciousness about the importance and difficulty of communication,
not only with patients but also within the Healthcare team. However these models appear to assume that all recipients are ‘the same’- what will work for one person will work for another. As practitioners, we know this is not the case.

End of Life Care: 6 June 2019

This one day course is aimed at health care professionals working with patients requiring nursing care at the end of life. The overall aims are to increase awareness and promote understanding of the dying process and to improve the confidence of staff in working with patients and families during the dying process.