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Supporting Staff Health and Wellbeing who are Working in End-of-Life Care

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This workshop is for healthcare staff who encounter death as a regular part of their work environment.

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This workshop is for healthcare staff who encounter death as a regular part of their work environment for example those working with people who are dying, or have died, and their families. The aim of the session is to provide an opportunity for staff to reflect on, and understand, the potential impact this work may have on them. The learning module will explore ways of developing and building resilience and supporting wellbeing in the workplace.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • the impact of working in end-of-life care on staff
  • the impact of Covid-19 on end-of-life care for healthcare staff
  • how grief and loss can impact on staff
  • workplace coping strategies
  • self-care
  • practicing self-care techniques

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • recognise the impact that working in end-of-life care can have on you
  • identify the impact that Covid-19 has had on your work
  • identify the impact that loss and grief can have on you
  • recognise when you need to seek support
  • prioritise self-care when working in end-of-life care
  • implement practical solutions for personal self-care
  • create your own personal self-care/resilience plan

Presenter Profiles

Kate (Power) Steele is the National Development Manager for Residential Care Settings. Kate leads a team in developing and implementation of the CEOL Programme. CEOL which stands for ‘Compassionate End of Life’ empowers all staff to provide the best end-of-life care for people living in residential care centres (RCC) in Ireland. Kate has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare and disability sector, working with the following organisations; Muscular Dystrophy Ireland (2005-2017), Headway Ireland (2002 -2005), GOAL – Sudan (1999-2001). She has a Masters in Rehabilitation & Disability Studies, a Higher Diploma in Health Promotion and is a qualified general and psychiatric nurse.

Mark Murphy is the Healthcare Regional Co-ordinator for Irish Hospice Foundation. With a background in Physical Therapy, he spent over 10 years working with people with disabilities and older adults in both the community and residential care. He joined Irish Hospice Foundation in 2018, Co-ordinating the Compassionate End-of-Life Care (CEOL) Programme in the south of Ireland and facilitating workshops such as “What Matters to Me”, “Culture & Communication on End-of-Life” and “Final Journeys”.


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Kate (Power) Steele


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2022Workshops on Loss and Bereavement

Aim

This is a series of introductory workshops on a range of topics covering loss and bereavement.

Target Audience

The workshops are targeted at professionals and volunteers who may wish to learn more about loss and bereavement and for those working with people who have experienced a major loss.

These workshops are framed relative to the HSE palliative care competence framework at level two – for people whose work increasingly sees them engaging with people facing loss, bereavement and death. Specifically, the competence dimension for grief and loss; and the competence dimension for communication are of relevance to workshop content and learning outcomes.

The framework is available here https://www.lenus.ie/handle/10147/323543

Accreditation

Professional accreditation is under application from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. If you have other accreditation needs please contact us. A certificate of participation/attendance at the workshops is available on request.

Teaching Method


The workshops will be held online via Zoom and will include talks and interactive sessions.

Time and Duration

Workshops will commence at 9.15am and conclude at 4.15pm. There will be short breaks through the day and a lunch break of 45 minutes. Registration will commence at 9.00am

BOOKING DETAILS

Participants may attend one or more workshops. Please note as places are limited early booking is advised.

Fees

€100 per workshop

Payment

Full payment is required at the time of online booking.

Cancellations

Cancellations up to 1 week prior to each workshop will be given a full refund minus an administration fee of €10. Thereafter no refunds will be made.

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