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.


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 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.

Accredited Programme

12th September

European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care

A multi professional programme designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals with an interest in palliative and end of life care. It’s an opportunity to learn about the principles of palliative care, to help support people receiving a palliative care approach to have a better death regardless of setting.

Staff working in hospices in the UK can apply to the Wolfson Foundation (via Hospice UK) to cover part of the cost of this programme. See Hospice UK for more details.


15th September


Personalised Care and Support Planning at the End of Life fully funded for care home workers, 2 half day work shops

The programme comprises of 4 x 1.5-hour virtual sessions run over two ½ days for care home staff both registered and non-registered from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Participants will be required to attend both half day workshops on 15.9.22 & 29.9.22

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

Short Course

22nd September

Six Steps to Success in Personalised End of Life Care

This is an exciting opportunity for up to 10 residential/nursing homes across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to be part of a six-month programme offering fully funded personalised end of life care training to care home staff.

The next cohort commences in September 2022; Dates are 22nd September, 13th October, 10th November, 1st December 12th January 2023, 9th February. All workshops to be attended face to face at LOROS

GP learning session

22nd September


GP session - Anorexia, cachexia and fatigue

Join us on Thursday 22nd September 2022 from 1-2pm for the next GP learning session.

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