How to have sensitive conversations around death, dying and bereavement

This one-day training workshop in partnership with Dying Matters Leeds, aims to help staff and volunteers, who work with people approaching end of life in Leeds to improve their confidence and communication skills around death, dying and loss.

The training would be most suitable for people who:

  • Work face to face with bereaved people in Leeds such as: health and social care, housing support, adult care, volunteer bereavement workers.
  • Have had little or no formal training in how to have sensitive conversations around death, dying and bereavement

What will the training cover?

Originally devised by Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, and developed and delivered by Leeds Bereavement Forum, this course aims to:

  • give participants an opportunity to practise holding sensitive conversations in a safe, secure space
  • increase awareness and understanding around end of life planning, and bereavement
  • explore when, and how, to signpost on to appropriate organisations

Participants’ Feedback

“It gave me the confidence to believe in my skillset”

“This was a fantastic way to learn”

“Such a novel way to experience training”

“I feel more confident talking to people who have been bereaved/approaching end of life”

Further Information

For more details or to register your interest in future sessions,  please call 0113 225 3975 and leave a message with your contact details or email info@lbforum.org.uk.