Education and Training

A range of study days and courses have been devised for professionals who provide palliative and end of life care to patients. Willen Hospice has on-site training facilities that you can mkae use of, or arrange to attend courses to update your team’s skills. Our experienced staff are happy to tailor a study day to suit the needs of your organisation.

Courses

Willen Hospice runs end of life training in response to Coronavirus. Education is open to staff working in Milton Keynes and surrounding areas and there is no cost to attend this training. Some sessions will run remotely, using Teams or Zoom. If you would like more information on our upcoming courses, please email: PDadmin@willen-hospice.org.uk

Learning from a complaint

If you routinely handle complaints for your organisation, you may find our next Learning from a Complaint course useful.

This training session is delivered virtually via Zoom. It aims to help professionals develop strategies to

•       Facilitate effective communication when a conversation is challenging
•       Identify blocking behaviours, both your own & others
•       Explore the use of a structured conversation
•       Describe the key environmental components, to maximise effective communication

Dates are: 1 June, 4 June and 6 July. Please book below.
Book here

Multiple System Atrophy

Find out more about the Multiple System Atrophy Study Day for Health and Care Professionals coming up on Thursday 16 September 2021 in St Neots.

Other courses

Visit Milton Keynes Council to find out more about other local courses.

In a typical year...
£9
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.