Final Journeys



The Aim of Final Journeys 1 is to develop a culture of awareness of end of life care issues among all staff (morning session).

The Aim of Final Journeys 2 is to support the development of communication skills in palliative and end-of life care for staff in direct contact with patients and their families (afternoon session).

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the context and culture of End of Life Care in Northern Ireland
  • Explain  the significance of the psychological, social and spiritual aspects of care for the patient and their family
  • Discuss the importance of effective communication in palliative care
  • Outline the needs of relatives and staff caring for a patient in the end stage of illness and into bereavement
  • Discuss the importance of good communication in the palliative care setting.
  • Explain what prevents good communication
  • List commonly used communication skills
  • Apply facilitating communication skills in practice


Registered Nurses & Non registered staff working with palliative care patients.


The courses are highly interactive and use a variety of delivery models including group work, discussion, scenarios, role-play and facilitator presentation.



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Monday, 14 January, 2019
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Craigavon Sharon Maginn
Tom Mulligan
Hazel Conn