Palliative Care Education for Health Care Assistants


A Hospice New Zealand endorsed programme, this education package has been designed to provide Health Care Assistants with key principles, practical knowledge, and skills of palliative care.

Topics include:
• Principals of palliative care
• Caring for the resident in pain
• Understanding other common symptoms
• Communicating with and supporting the dying resident, and their family & whanau
• Caring for the dying resident in the last days of life
• Understanding loss and grief

Dates for 2017:
• 2 October
• 6 November

Venue Hospice Waikato, 334 Cobham Drive, Hillcrest, Hamilton
Cost $25

Attendance certificates are issued on completion of the series.

Bookings are essential. If you would like to book a session please click here.

If you have any questions regarding Hospice New Zealand Palliative Care for Care Assistants training, please phone Andrea Jones on 07 859 1260 or email