Improving Palliative Care in Care Homes for Older People

Learn about palliative care in care homes and how it can be improved using the PACE Steps to Success programme.

Start date: April 2019

In most countries globally, the proportion of older people is increasing, especially those living into late old age.  Some of these older people will spend their final phase of life, living and dying in care homes.  The care home becomes their final home.  It is important that staff in care homes are able to provide compassionate and skilled palliative and end-of-life care.

This free online course will draw upon evidence on how to improve care using an educational and development programme called PACE Steps to Success It will be suitable for staff working in palliative care in care homes, as well as those with an interest in palliative care such as patients and family caregivers.