Companioning the Dying

Cost: $35.00 + GST Reference ID: GIHE-623

Course Overview

Companioning the Dying’ will cover topics such as the difference between hospice and palliative care including the concept of the Circle of Care. The course will also review: the trajectory and signs and symptoms of a life limiting diagnosis; the role of a volunteer including the different                                skills for active listening; hospice volunteer dos and don’t s; signs and symptoms for when a person is getting closer to dying; Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID); self-care for the volunteer/care giver; the principles of hospice companioning and the needs of reconciliation for grief that the individuals go through as they experience different losses.

Fernie - Friday October 14th, 2022