Changing children's attitudes to death
Suitable for: Macmillan Professionals
Duration: 2-3 hours
Focusing on core knowledge and skills, and looking at how to apply some of the learning in your workplace.
Palliative and end-of-life care
When your role involves supporting people towards the end of their lives and their families, it's crucial that you receive the support you need too - and our palliative care courses can help.
Using the Acorn Approach with hospices and schools to change children and young people's attitudes to death and dying.
Developed at Oakhaven hospice, the Acorn Approach is a way of exploring issues around transition, loss, death and dying. It invites honest and open dialogue to address myths and fears, and increase understanding of palliative care.
- Understand the range of projects that can use the Acorn Approach.
- Consider how to develop a school project.
- Understand how to develop and deliver a four week project.
Any Macmillan professional who may encounter bereaved children or young people in their work.
Developed in collaboration with Oakhaven Hospice Trust, Lymington, New Forest, Hampshire