Wellbeing and Self Care While Working in Palliative Care

  • ARHC
  • 16 May 2023
  • 09:30 - 16:30

This workshop explores the impact of working with patients/families with life-limiting illness. It is an opportunity to consider personal resilience and understand our own responses to working with people who are experiencing loss.

This Study Day is aimed at:

This Study Day is aimed at those working in a care environment and those who may be caring for patients and families who are facing life-limiting illness.

This course includes:

• Knowledge about stress, burnout and compassion fatigue

• A focus on the importance of wellbeing in the workplace, specifically when providing palliative care for patients

• Developing an increased understanding of what self-care is, and why it is important

• An exploration of different kinds of self-care strategies and ways to increase your personal resilience by enhancing self-care skills

• Reflections on our values and potential barriers to our self-care

• Opportunities to participate in experiential exercises relating to mindfulness and the development of a personalised self-care plan

• Signposting to relevant sources of support currently available

Course price


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