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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 ⇒ 5.2 Evaluate possible sources of positive support for staff in end of life situations

5.2 Evaluate possible sources of positive support for staff in end of life situations

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: 5 Understand how to support those involved in end of life care situations
Assessment criteria: 5.2 Evaluate possible sources of positive support for staff in end of life situations

  • Sources of support for staff in end-of-life situations can include:
    • Peer support – team members support one another through difficult situations
    • Support from the manager – informally as well as formally through supervision etc.
    • Support from GP in particularly difficult situations – may prescribe medication or refer to counselling services
    • Mentoring and coaching programmes – staff can get advice and guidance from more experienced co-workers

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