NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

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This qualification is designed for anyone who is seeking to increase their knowledge of end of life care in a vocational setting. It i’s aimed at those working in the healthcare sector whose job description includes caring for those who have a life-limiting illness.


This qualification is also appropriate for those who have already achieved other sector-specific qualifications in the healthcare sector who need to apply their understanding in a palliative care context.


This qualification aims to:


•              provide learners with a definition of end of life care

•              explore common questions and themes in end of life care

•              inform learners of the range of possible approaches to end of life care

•              provide learners with an understanding of how to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs

•              prepare the learner to confront issues of death and bereavement


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