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Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End Of Life Care

In 2012, 52% of all deaths occurred in a hospital, yet hospitals were ranked the lowest in terms of the overall quality of care provided during the end of life period. In the same year, hospices were ranked as offering the highest quality of care during the end of life period, with care homes a close second, and the home third.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 12
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Adult Loan Amount: £724
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Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-3-certificate-in-the-principles-of-end-of-life-care
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Course Information for Students

In 2012, 52% of all deaths occurred in a hospital, yet hospitals were ranked the lowest in terms of the overall quality of care provided during the end of life period.

In the same year, hospices were ranked as offering the highest quality of care during the end of life period, with care homes a close second, and the home third.

By completing this course, you will not only gain a nationally recognised qualification, but will also prove to any current or future employer that you have the willingness and enthusiasm to go that extra mile in order to provide the best care for people during this sensitive and emotional time of their lives.

This qualification will provide learners who are already working, or who are intending to work, in the health and social care sector, with knowledge

and understanding of end of life care in order to support their role and develop their career.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but a good understanding of both written and spoken English, as well as knowledge of using IT equipment, will be useful.

This course is split into five manageable units:

Unit 1: Understanding end of life care

Unit 2: Communication during end of life care

Unit 3: Assessment and care planning in end of life care

Unit 4: Person-centred approaches to end of life care

Unit 5: Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care

This course will be delivered online.

There are no additional costs but access to IT equipment and the Internet is required.

You will complete workbooks using our online platform with 1:1 coach / tutor support.

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates that you have met the required assessment criteria. On completion, the portfolio of evidence is submitted in an online format.

You could consider further qualifications in:

  • Business Administration Principles
  • Team Leading
  • NVQ Customer Service
  • NVQ Business Administration

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 26, 2021 1:50 pm