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Tuesday, 25 June 2019

09:30 - 16:00


Caring for the Dying Patient

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Recognising and assessing that a patient is in their last days of life can feel challenging. This Study Day aims to help healthcare professional to recognise the signs and symptoms of dying and help patients and families to achieve their end of life plan. 

This Study Day is aimed at:

Health and social care professional who are caring for patients an families who are facing life-limiting illnesses and supporting them at the and of life. 

This Study Day will:

  • Explore care planning for the patient in the last few ways of life - and discuss the ' five priorities for care of the dying person'
  • Explore the challenges faced by families and professionals when caring for dying patients 
  • Discuss how we assess and recognise that death may be near
  • Revise the management of symptoms in the last few days of life 
  • Discuss how we support family and carers at this time 
  • Identify how we manage our own feelings and look after ourselves at this time

Price: £90.00 per person

Fully funded places are available for CPFT staff. You will be asked for proof of eligibility so please only register for a free place if you are eligible. Limited fully funded places for students.

To Register: Follow this link. 

Location: Education Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge CB22 3FB. The Education Centre at the hospice is fully accessible for wheelchair users and those with disabilities.  The Centre is on the first floor accessible by a lift. 

Directions and Visitor Parking to the Education & Conference Centre

By Car: If you are using Sat Nav please use the P&R postcode CB22 3AB as some sat navs do not currently recognise the location of the new hospice. A map with directions is available at

Car Parking: Delegates and visitors to the Education & Conference Centre should park at the Babraham Road Park and Ride located next to the hospice and use the footpath to the Centre.  Car parking at the Park and Ride is free for up to 18 hours. The car park at the Hospice is reserved for patients, families and Blue Badge holders only.

By Public Transport/Taxi: Cambridge railway station is approximately 3 miles from the Hospice. Taxis are available outside the entrance to the station or buses run from the city centre/railway station/Addenbrookes to the Babraham Park & Ride. Once at the Park & Ride, walk towards the vehicular entrance to access the pedestrian footpath to the hospice.

Cycling: There are secure bicycle racks at the front of the hospice.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact the Education Team on 01223 675801 or 

Bespoke Training

We also deliver bespoke training in your premises, minimum numbers required, contat the Education Team for details 01223 675780.

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