Gold Standard Framework Care Homes Training Programme

St Mary’s Hospice is one of twelve regional centres offering the Gold Standard Framework (GSF) Care Homes Training Programme Read more

Care Home End of Life Care Study Day

Specifically designed for qualified staff who work in a care home, this day focuses on the use of syringe drivers and verification of death. Read more

Understanding Loss & Grief

This study day aims to explore the theoretical component of loss and grief whilst also linking theory and practice by exploring the more practical aspects of supporting people through loss. Read more

Verification of Death

This three hour workshop will provide staff with the theoretical knowledge to verify expected death and provide care after death. Read more

Sage & Thyme

SAGE & THYME ® workshop is suitable for any member of staff (e.g. medical secretary, outpatient clerk, nurse, physiotherapist, doctor, social worker, student) and for any specialty. The SAGE & THYME model has been designed to be used with anyone who is distressed or concerned. The model supports the National Institute of Clinical Excellence's (2004) guidance around providing level 1 psychological support. Read more

Care of the Dying Adult 2 Day Programme

This course is recommended for healthcare professionals who want to learn more about caring for people at the end of life. Our two day programme provides a comprehensive insight into the varied aspects of end of life care. Read more

Advance Care Planning

This study day provides a comprehensive overview of the key concepts around Advance Care Planning (ACP) and also provides a practical approach to having ACP discussions. Read more

Use of Syringe Drivers and End of Life Medication

This study session will give the participants the opportunity to practically explore how syringe drivers are used in a health care setting. Read more

Non Malignant Disease in End of Life Care

The end of life care needs for non malignant disease patients will be the focus of this study day. Specialist speakers offer an insight into the management of this group of patients. Read more