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 ⇒ Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 3 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 385 Understand how to provide support when working in end of life care ⇒ 3.3 Explain the need to explore with each individual their own specific areas of concern as they face death

3.3 Explain the need to explore with each individual their own specific areas of concern as they face death

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care Optional Units
Unit: Unit 385 Understand how to provide support when working in end of life care
Learning outcome: 3 Understand an individual’s response to their anticipated death
Assessment criteria: 3.3 Explain the need to explore with each individual their own specific areas of concern as they face death

  • For individuals facing death, it is important that they can explore their own specific areas of concern
  • This is because we are all unique individuals and have different perspectives and priorities about death
  • Some areas of concern can include:
    • Religion and spirituality
    • Ensuring their family is cared for after they are gone
    • Advance care planning (e.g. resuscitation wishes, lasting power of attorney etc.)
    • Inheritance and financial planning
    • Loss of independence/deterioration
    • Pain management
    • Changes to physical appearance and self esteem

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