End of Life Care
Level 2

This fundamental qualification will help you to develop your understanding and knowledge of how to sensitively and appropriately care for individuals in the final stages of life.

  • Learn more about the delivery of optimum patient care
  • Improve your healthcare skills to strengthen relationships and interactions with those in your supervision
  • Develop the knowledge and principles that underpin outstanding care and treatment of those in vulnerable medical states
  • Gain or develop key transferrable skills applicable in a range of roles within the health sector
Sign up now
Need some more help?

Not sure if this is the right course for you? Our friendly Learner Support Team can provide you with further advice and guidance. For more information please call 0191 215 4100 or request a call back.

 Request a call back

  • Price (incl. VAT)
    £299.00
  • Course duration
    15 weeks
  • Recommended study
    10 hours per week
  • Study requirements
    No existing qualification required
  • Success rates
    94% of our learners pass
  • First-class support
    Online and by phone
  • Assessments
    6 to pass
  • Qualification
    Nationally accredited qualification

Course details

Each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area. Once you successfully complete all units you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care.

Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • Different perspectives on death and dying
  • The aims, principles and policies of end of life care
  • Factors regarding communication
  • Accessing the range of support services available to individuals and others.
  • Assessment
    Unit 1 Assessment
Sign up now
Unit 2: Care planning in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • The holistic approach to end of life care
  • Person-centred assessment and care planning
  • Advance care planning.
  • Assessment
    Unit 2 Assessment
Sign up now
Unit 3: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort

Your learning goals:

  • Approaches to managing pain and discomfort
  • Assisting in minimising individuals’ pain or discomfort
  • Monitoring, reporting and recording on the management of individuals’ pain or discomfort.
  • Assessment
    Unit 3 Assessment
Sign up now
Unit 4: End of life care and dementia

Your learning goals:

  • How an individual’s dementia can affect their end of life care
  • Supporting individuals with dementia affected by pain and distress
  • Supporting family, significant others and friends of an individual with dementia.
  • Assessment
    Unit 4 Assessment
Sign up now
Unit 5: Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death

Your learning goals:

  • Supporting individuals as they are approaching death
  • How to care for a deceased individual
  • Support needed by family, significant others and friends of the deceased
  • Relevant legislation and policies.
  • Assessment
    Unit 5 Assessment
Sign up now
Unit 6: Understand loss and grief in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • The process of loss and grief
  • Loss in the context of end of life care
  • Supporting people following bereavement
  • Managing own feelings of loss and grief when working in end of life care.
  • Assessment
    Unit 6 Assessment
Sign up now

This fundamental qualification will help you to develop your understanding and knowledge of how to sensitively and appropriately care for individuals in the final stages of life.

Comprehensive support

Your Tutor

Your Tutor

As a vision2learn student you’ll have the support of a dedicated tutor throughout your studies.

Forums

Forums

Use our online forum for support and discussion with other students.

Customer Care

Customer Care

We offer in-depth online support (including live chat) whenever you need it.

Phone

Phone

Our friendly team are available from 9am-6pm Monday – Thursday and Fridays between 9am-5pm. Alternatively, you can visit our FAQs page for further information.