For End of Life Doulas & Doulas in Training – 1 Day Advance Planning Workshop – West Yorkshire

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Date / Starting Date - 01/03/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hebden Bridge Town Hall
St George's St, ,
Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY





  • £95 for Members of End of Life Doula UK
  • £125 for those in the LWDW network who are currently not members of End of Life Doula UK. (please email if you wish to join prior to registration)

Those who have trained or are in training with Living Well Dying Well will have had a brief introduction to Advance Planning for End of Life.  This one day workshop goes much further and provides the confidence, knowledge and skills to do this work with individuals at any stage in their lives.  On the workshop we cover the Advance Planning Umbrella and all that it can entail

Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment Do Not Hospitalise
Lasting Power of Attorney Loss of Capacity and Dementia
Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Organ Donation
Proxy Spokes Person Digital Legacy
Advance Statements Funeral Planning

At the end of the workshop we will equip you and provide ongoing mentoring to prepare your own Advance Plan For End of Life and to undertake your first planning session with a friend or family member.  Some of us who have done the workshop have gone on to offered this as a service for which we have been paid.

On completion of the workshop and the submission of two Advance Plans (where you will be mentored and supported) you will receive a Certificate of Competence and are eligible to receive referrals to do this work or speak at community events under the banner of Living Well Dying Well and End of Life Doula UK.

The workshop is interactive and practical, facilitated by Aly Dickinson End of Life Doula.  Aly has spent the last 3 years developing and continuously updating Advance Planning ‘know how’ for LWDW as well as running information sessions in her Community and training Volunteers.

I went to the Advance Planning Workshop a year ago and got so much from it.  It gave me the confidence that as a trained Doula – out there practising – I had already got the relationship and empathy skills to do this work.  The big plus was that the technical/legal/knowledge base required was given to us in an easily understandable and accessible way.  Since the training I have done Advance Plans for End of Life with people (some of whom do not have a terminal diagnosis) on a one on one basis. It is so rewarding and I get paid for it too!   EMN

 I knew that I wanted to develop my skills and knowledge base in Advance Planning for End of Life. The workshop certainly did that. It’s a complex and sensitive subject and I now really get what is involved to do this work well.  I find it a fascinating area and believe that all Doulas should do the workshop as it gets to the heart of what we do and provides a ‘way in’ with people who have a life limiting illness.  HJ

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided but you should make your own arrangements for lunch.  Places are limited so early booking is advised.  If you would like to contact Aly Dickinson, prior to reserving a place, for more information she will be available on 07887 840663.

Booking Conditions

Booking Conditions and Cancellation Policy If you wish to cancel within 14 days of making your booking you will receive a full refund of the price paid. In the event of a cancellation after 14 days, the deposit is non-refundable.

If you cancel up to 28 days before the course starts, 25% of the course fee is retained. If less than 28 days notice is given, 50% of fee will be retained. If less than 14 days notice the full fee will be retained. All cancellations should be received in writing either by letter or email.

In the unlikely event of cancellation by LWDW it should be noted that we will not be held liable for any participants’ travel/accommodation costs.

How to book

You can book and pay in two ways:

  • Using PayPal using your credit and debit card – please select PayPal at the end of the booking form below.
  • By Cheque or BACs – please complete the form and select “pay offline” using the form below.

If you choose to pay offline we please make your payment as follows, we will confirm your place once payment have been received.

By cheque: Made payable to LWDW Training Ltd

By BACS: Triodos Bank, Sort Code: 16-58-10, Acc. No: 20713924

Please send cheques to Event Registration, Top Floor, 36 St Nicholas Lane, Lewes BN7 2JZ

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