Death, Dying & Bereavement

This video based course helps to prepare care workers for dealing with the emotional and practical issues surrounding death, dying and bereavement. There are many important issues to consider when dealing with death in social care, the emotional aspects of coping with terminal illness and the death of service users.
Subjects covered include:
Attitudes to Death • Reactions to Death • Expected Death • Sudden Death • Suicide • Preparing for Death • Death and the Body • The Funeral Director • Announcing the Death • Funerals • Bereavement • Ongoing Support • Support for Staff • Anniversaries • Training for Staff • Summary

Format Video-based eLearning
Course Duration   
36 Minutes approximately
Course Content
16 Interactive Video Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate
Consultant Jackie Pritchard MA C.Q.S.W CCETSW Practice Teaching Award
Standards England

Health and Social Care NOS Units 226, 233, 239, 384 & 385

RQF: NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care 


All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 3


National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC's Induction Standards

References The Care Certificate, AWIFHSC

Client reviews:

“The course is very good for induction and refresher training. The content is comprehensive and informative.”

Daisy Tan - Austen House Care Home

"Death, Dying and Bereavement, like all of our BVS courses, is really useful. We’ve never had a problem with our BVS resources. BVS Training resources are very good."

Geraldine, Thorpe - Lifeline Care & Education Ltd