Assessing the Needs of the Palliative Patient

  • ARHC
  • 16 May 2024
  • 09:30 - 16:00

Assessing the needs of the “whole person” and their family enables the health care professional to provide person centred care

This Study Day is aimed at:

Healthcare professionals who are involved in providing care for palliative patients in any setting.

This Study Day will:

  • Explore the impact of advanced illness on the patient and family
  • Explore the use of holistic assessment
  • Discuss the skills needed to identify the potential and actual needs of patients and their families
  • Explore the process involved in under taking holistic assessment of patients and their families
  • Consider how to broach talking about sensitive issues
  • Consider the contribution of multidisciplinary members

Course price


Diverse group of students at a table, being taught in the Hospice's Education & Conference Centre