Together for Short Lives
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Communicating with families when children have a life-limiting condition and complex needs

3 July 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Child Bereavement UK
Slater and Gordon Offices 58 Mosley Street Manchester M2 3HZ

Please book via the link or call on 01494 568909

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.

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

    £90. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. We would like to thank Slater and Gordon for kindly providing the venue for this training day.

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