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Grief and Loss: Care Team and Family

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Grief and Loss: Care Team and Family

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DEAT102

When a person in our care dies, especially unexpectedly, it is normal for staff to engage in self-examination, looking back on what was done and what more could have been done.




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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Coping with the End-Of-Life Emotional Challenges
  • How Families Look to Caregivers for Help
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Grief and Loss: Care Team and Family Info:

This course focuses specifically on the difficulties of understanding our work with a dying patient and offers suggestions for coping with grief. This course will lead to an increased understanding of the issues of coping with the end-of-life emotional challenges.

After this lesson, you will be able to: understand how to address the issues of loss and avoid “burning out;” learn how to keep the people in their care functioning as independently as possible, for as long as possible; how to provide care with a human touch and preserving quality of life; and how to say goodbye and work through the grieving process.

Course Outline
  • a. Understanding your work
  • b. Self-examination
  • i. Comfort
  • ii. Observation
  • iii. Communication
  • iv. Reassurance
  • c. Religion and Grief
  • d. Mary’s Story: honoring wishes
  • i. Honoring wishes
  • ii. Celebrating life
  • iii. Coping with your feelings of loss and sadness
  • e. Working through the grief
  • i. Looking at how you improved your clients quality of life
  • ii. Acknowledging gifts you may have received from the person
  • 1. Laughter
  • 2. Understanding
  • 3. Love
  • 4. Friendship
  • iii. Saying our goodbyes
  • iv. Unexpected deaths
  • v. Remembering the person
  • vi. Grieve the loss, it’s ok to mourn
  • vii. Dying is a part of life
  • f. Help the family with their grief
  • i. Family look to caregivers for help
  • ii. Determine the amount of time you have to give to the family
  • iii. Understanding what the family experiences
  • iv. Expressing grief
  • v. Reasons for family disputes
  • vi. Be careful not to choose sides
  • vii. Help to draw the line
  • g. Beth’s story: losing multiple clients at once
  • i. Supporting families instead of yourself
  • ii. Getting attached to clients
  • iii. Value your contribution and allow time to grieve
  • h. Think about the gifts gained from the person who died
  • i. Give yourself time to say goodbye
  • j. Remember the person and grieve the loss
  • k. Let the memories shape you into a better person and help others with their grief

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