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This Loss & Bereavement course is open to anyone who is working within a healthcare environment.

This Loss and Bereavement training course will enable individuals to be able to work with this condition in a way which minimises the individuals’ distress.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Definition of loss & bereavement
  • Effect of bereavement on an individual
  • Grief, emotions & the importance of communication
  • Principles of supporting individuals who are bereaved
  • The grief wheel (Life function, Shock, Protest, disorganisation, reorganisation)
  • Normal grief and complicated grief
  • Absent grief, delayed grief, inhibited grief, unbalanced grief, chronic grief
  • Accepting the loss, feeling the pain, adjusting & letting go
  • The roles of specialist agencies in supporting individuals who are bereaved
  • Qualities and skills needed to help & managing own feelings when providing support for individuals who are bereaved
  • Importance of rituals

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2½ hours (approximately)

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.