eELCA eLearning pathway

Learning path for care workers supporting a person near the end of life

This learning path is designed for care workers working in care homes and is also relevant for those working in domiciliary care/care at home services.

It has core and additional recommended e-learning sessions designed to help care workers who care for people in the last days of life, and to offer support for their families. 

The aim of the learning path is to provide care workers with a greater understanding and confidence when caring for individuals near the end of life.  

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Core Sessions

Session Name  Linked Skills for Care Resource 
 Making the Most of e-ELCA Guide  
 Introduction to Principles of ACP  Common Core Principles - Principles 4 & 5
 Principles of Communication  Common Core Principles - Principle 2
 Understanding and Using Empathy  Common Core Principles - Principle 2
 End of Life Care for People with Dementia  Common Core Principles
 End of Life Care in Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Settings  
 Talking About Death and Dying  Dying Matters Let’s talk about dying

Additional Sessions

 Session Name Linked Skills for Care resources
 Skills which Facilitate Good Communication  Common Core Principles - Principle 2
 Support and Care Planning at End of Life  Common Core Principles – Principle 2, 4 & 5

Sessions of Interest

Session Name Linked Skills for Care Resources 
 Emotional Support and Signposting  Common Core Principles - Principle 6

Useful Resources