The forthcoming training courses are aimed at enabling staff or volunteers who work with the public to engage and empower service users and the wider community to think about, talk about and take action in relation to life, age, death and loss.
The courses are free of charge to attend for organisations, staff and volunteers who live or work in Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester.
The two courses and dates are as follows:
Make a Difference Just by Talking
This course explores the benefits and barriers of talking about life, age, death and loss. The dates for the Make a Difference Just by Talking Course are as follows:
Thursday 23rd April 2015- 1.30pm-4pm -East Cheshire Hospice, Millbank Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3DR
Thursday 14th May 2015- 1.30pm-4pm- Winterley Grange, Unit 8, Wheelock Heath Business Court, Alsager Road, Winterley, Sandbach, CW11 4RQ
Tuesday 2nd June 2015 – 1.30pm-4pm – Stanlaw Abbey Business Centre, Dover Drive, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9BF
This course enables service users to take important steps to live, age, grieve and die well including writing a will, funeral planning, planning future care and support, organ donation and talking to family and friends.
The dates for the Taking Action Course are as follows:
Wednesday 20th May 2015- 1.30pm-4pm- East Cheshire Hospice, Millbank Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3DR
Friday 12th June 2015- 10am- 12.30pm- Winterley Grange, Unit 8, Wheelock Heath Business Court, Alsager Road, Winterley, Sandbach, CW11 4RQ
Tuesday 30th June 2015- 1.30pm-4pm- Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Gordon Lane, Chester, Cheshire CH2 4DG