The Six Steps to Success programme is supported by mandatory stand alone education modules which include communication skills, advance care planning and Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying patient training.

This education should be arranged at key points along the programme and the delivery of this education is to be agreed in each local area delivering the programme.  

It could also include any other education providing theory and underpinning knowledge, for example symptom management.

Mandatory Supporting Education 2:

Between Step 5 and 6

A workshop must be sourced or provided following the Step 5 workshop and before the Step 6 workshop to deliver education on:

  • The Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP)

All Care Home Representatives on the Six Step to Success Programme will need to attend this education workshop.  If possible this workshop should be opened to as many care home staff as possible.

Consideration needs to be taken on the roll out of the LCP ensuring good communication with the multidisciplinary team and responsibilites for audit and review of the document are clear.

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