Training at LOROS

At LOROS we offer a wide range of training in palliative and end of life care courses. We also offer bespoke training that can be delivered in your place of work to meet your requirements.

TRAINING AT LOROS

The training we provide

Our training courses include:

  • Advanced Communications Skills
  • Symptom management
  • Syringe driver training
  • Verification of expected death
  • Personalised End of Life Care is Everybody's Business (PELCEB)
  • Six Steps to Success in Personalised End of Life Care
  • Personalised End of Life Care
  • Sage & Thyme Foundation level Communication skills
  • Advance Care Planning and ReSPECT Training
  • Enhanced Communication Skills

Unless stated please book online; if online booking is not an option please contact one of the education team via email LPDC@loros.co.uk or telephone (0116) 231 8455

“Couldn’t be improved, it was the best end of life care session I've attended" – Delegate, Symptom Management at the End of Life

Delegate - Symptom Management at the End of Life

My understanding of the different ways people deal with grief / bereavement has grown enormously, as well as having gained better insight into how my attitude or words can influence a customers behaviour – Delegate - Having Conversations about Death and Dying

Delegate - Having Conversations about Death and Dying

Our current courses

Study Day

25th August

Enhanced Communication Skills

A one-day intermediate communication skills course fully funded for clinical staff across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland including: didactic, group work and small group interactive sessions delivered within a safe environment with the use of ‘Real Talk.’ It provides an opportunity to build on existing communication skills and behaviours relevant to caring for patients and their families with palliative and end of life care needs. This an ideal refresher for participants who have previously attended Advanced communication skills training

‘RealTalk’ is a novel approach to training aimed at enhancing healthcare communication. It is based upon real-life video and audio recordings of UK hospice care and bereavement support groups, and learning points based on communication science research using the Conversation Analysis method.

Study Day

20th September

Personalised End of Life Care for Health and Social Care Support Workers

 A study day  for Health Care Support Workers to improve knowledge of End of Life Care

Study Day

10th October

Virtual

Advance Care Planning and the ReSPECT Process fully funded for registered staff across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland

Led by Dr Richard Kitchen and considers best practice for advance care planning, decision making about CPR in advance illness.

This study day is a virtual interactive session is fully funded for senior nurses, physician assistants and medical staff in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who complete the documentation for the ReSPECT Process including discussions about CPR.

Study Day

24th October

Enhanced Communication Skills

A one-day intermediate communication skills course including: didactic, group work and small group interactive sessions delivered within a safe environment with the use of ‘Real Talk.' provides an opportunity to build on existing communication skills and behaviours relevant to caring for patients and their families with palliative and end of life care needs. This an ideal refresher for participants who have previously attended Advanced communication skills training

‘RealTalk’ is a novel approach to training aimed at enhancing healthcare communication. It is based upon real-life video and audio recordings of UK hospice care and bereavement support groups, and learning points based on communication science research using the Conversation Analysis method.

Study Day

3rd November

Working with ethnically diverse patients in thinking ahead about deterioration, medical treatments and end of life care planning

We are delighted to be holding a masterclass exploring some of our recent work regarding the barriers and enablers to end of life care planning with a focus on diverse ethnic minority patients and their families.

This will be an interactive session and will be facilitated by Dr Zoebia Islam, Senior Research Fellow at LOROS Hospice.

Study Day

8th December

Enhanced Communication Skills

A one-day intermediate communication skills course including: didactic, group work and small group interactive sessions delivered within a safe environment with the use of ‘Real Talk.’ It provides an opportunity to build on existing communication skills and behaviours relevant to caring for patients and their families with palliative and end of life care needs. This an ideal refresher for participants who have previously attended Advanced communication skills training.

‘RealTalk’ is a novel approach to training aimed at enhancing healthcare communication. It is based upon real-life video and audio recordings of UK hospice care and bereavement support groups, and learning points based on communication science research using the Conversation Analysis method.

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RESEARCH AT LOROS

Did you know: we conduct research with patients, carers, universities and NHS organisations

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