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Level 2 Certificate in

End of Life Care

This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of:

• how to work in end of life care
• the support needed to manage pain and discomfort
• how dementia impacts on end of life care
• the role of the care worker in time of death
• the loss and grief process.

his qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding of end of life care. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progress to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications in apprenticeship frameworks within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health or social care related area.

This qualification consists of 6 mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Understand how to work in end of life care
• Unit 02 Care planning in end of life care
• Unit 03 Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
• Unit 04 End of life care and dementia
• Unit 05 Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death
• Unit 06 Understand loss and grief in end of life care.

This qualification supports progression to further learning in the following areas:

• Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support
• Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
• Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management

This qualification supports progression to employment and progression within employment in health and social care.