End of life care in South Tyneside

Training and resources

Below are links to palliative care and end of life care training resources.

There are introductory, intermediate and advanced resources available.

Deciding Right

(Introductory level resources)

Deciding Right is an integrated approach to making care decisions in advance with children, young people and adults. 

Northern Cancer Alliance: Deciding right: Education resources for professionals

Skills for Care

(Introductory and intermediate level resources)

Training and resources to develop knowledge of end of life care for health and social care professionals.

Skills for Care: End of life care

Social Care Institute for Excellence

(Intermediate level resources)

These resources focus on:

  • Dying well at home
  • Dignity in care
  • End of life care for people with dementia

Social Care Institute for Excellence: End of life care resources

Macmillan LearnZone

(Introductory, intermediate and advanced level resources)

The Macmillan LearnZone contains learning modules that provide basic, intermediate and advanced training on a number of end of life topics:

  • Introduction to end of life and palliative care
  • Your wellbeing
  • Listening and responding
  • Loss grief and bereavement
  • HOPE
  • Personalised care and advanced planning
  • Palliative and end of life
  • Managing difficult conversations
  • SAGE and THYME - Communicating to people in distress

Macmillan LearnZone: Health and social care professionals

Compassion in dying

(Introductory, intermediate and advanced level resources)

A large archive featuring a variety of factsheets, research and publications around end of life.

Compassion in dying: Resources

E-learning for Healthcare

(Introductory, intermediate and advanced level resources)

An e-learning programme comprising of over 160 interactive sessions which are grouped into nine modules:

  • Advance care planning
  • Assessment
  • Communications skills
  • Symptom management
  • Social care
  • Bereavement
  • Spirituality
  • Integrating learning
  • Specialist content