Educational Support for Care Homes

We offer face-to-face training sessions for small groups for Verification of Death, Syringe Driver Use, Advance Care Planning, Symptom Management, Palliative Care Emergencies, Mouth Care, Spirituality and Care in the Last Days of Life.

You can see what courses we have on offer in our Training Calendar HERE.  You may also like to view the local calendar of events which can be accessed HERE.

If your care home is interested in undertaking the Gold Standards Framework (GSF) in Care Homes programme please visit our GSF page HERE for further information.

If you would like to arrange some bespoke training for your organisation please contact us to discuss your requirements by emailing or by phoning 01726 65711.

Below are some supportive resources which you may find helpful.

Useful Resources


Guidance to support those that have already received training

A physical deterioration and escalation tool for care/nursing homes based on nationally recognised methodologies.

For further assistance with this tool contact: Louisa Forbes email:


A tool for care homes wanting to use a “soft signs” approach as a pre diagnostic  “indicator for concern” to facilitate earlier treatment and avoid unnecessary transfers to hospital.

For further assistance with this tool contact: Louisa Forbes email:


Key recommendations/guidance to help care home staf