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Communicating with families when children have a life-limiting condition and complex needs, Child Bereavement UK

8 February 2019, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Child Bereavement UK
St Oswald’s Hospice Regent Avenue Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1EE

Gain a deeper understanding of families’ needs and the difficulties they may face from diagnosis onwards. This training supports Department of Health and Together for Short Lives guidelines.

Suitable for professionals based in the community or in a hospital setting.

Learning outcomes
-gain a deeper understanding of families’ needs

-identify general family pressures, enabling professionals to facilitate focused support services

-gain an understanding of parents’ responses to loss and grief before and after their child’s death

-explore and develop our self-awareness and support for ourselves

-identify the role of a ‘key worker’ in view of National Service Framework recommendations

-become familiar with useful tools to aid communication between service providers and families

-gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available

For further information, please visit our website or call our Training Department on 01494 568909

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