Integrating a Palliative Approach Workbook 2nd Edition: Essentials For Personal Support workers (Paperback)
This workbook was created specifically for personal support workers and anyone who provides direct care. As a companion workbook to "Integrating a Palliative Approach: Essentials for Personal Support Worker's. Second Edition," this book will help you to solidify knowledge and develop skills in providing palliative and end-of-life care, and integrating a palliative approach. You will develop palliative care best practices and learn ways to provide culturally safe care to support a dying person and their family, including providing care with a trauma informed approach.
The workbook is filled with creative learning activities designed to develop self-awareness, address bias and racism, and build palliative care knowledge and skills for supporting physical comfort and providing psychosocial care for the dying person and family. Examples of activities include reflective writing, short answer and true/false questions, mind mapping, creating vision boards, small and large group discussions, and role plays.
Prepare yourself to care for the dying and their family by
- exploring your belief and biases through reflective writing
- developing your understanding of palliative and end of life care language, principles, and practises
- applying your knowledge in case scenarios, role-plays, in group discussion
This is a companion resource to help you develop your capacity to provide culturally safe palliative and end of life care and integrate a palliative approach for any person with a life limiting illness.