The Accredited Mountbatten End of Life Care Programme is led and delivered by the Mountbatten Hampshire Education Team and various subject specialists. The programme includes training day sessions at Mountbatten Hampshire alongside support sessions held within the Care Homes / Organisations.

The aim is to provide education on all aspects of end-of-life care, improve skills and confidence and ensuring an organisational approach to the end-of-life care is delivered. Focusing on quality and the sustainability of quality after the Programme.

The Mountbatten Programme covers all aspects of end of life care from early discussions through to bereavement care.



  • Achieve a recognized accredited End of Life Care Programme
  • Achieve the Mountbatten End of Life Care Champion status
  • Tailored education bought into the workplace
  • Supporting care provider leaders to achieve high quality care and co-ordination of care at end of life
  • Good opportunities for networking with peers
  • Improve outcomes in end of life care such as reduced hospital admissions, patients dying in place of choice etc
  • An organisational approach to end of life care and an opportunity to review your organisational end of life internal processes
  • Improve practices / organisational change with end of life care
  • Evidence for CQC relating to the Key Lines Of Enquiry (KLOE)
  • FREE virtual training on Enhanced Communication Skills, Introduction to Palliative Care and Advanced Care Planning for other staff in your organisation for a 6 month period 


The Programme:

The programme consists of an introduction meeting, 4 full study days and a presentation day. Up to 4 staff members from your organisation can attend each programme to become End of Life Care Champions, lead on a service improvement project and disseminate teaching to other staff. One person attending should be a senior member of staff who can support, embed and sustain organisational change. There is an expectation that the home manager or deputy will attend the first day training session.

In order to complete the programme, your organisation is required to identify an area of development (related to end of life care) and work towards implementing change. You will be required to present your service improvement project and write a reflective account of the process. The project will need to capture to CQC KLOEs – Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive, Well Led. Organisations will be supported through the process by the Mountbatten Hampshire Education Team.

Training Topics:

Day 1   Values, Quality and Co-ordination of care

Day 2   Recognising when someone is in the last years of life. Advance Care Planning. Communication

Day 3   Care in the Last Days of Life. Dignity & Spirituality. Holistic Assessment

Day 4   Care after death & bereavement. Wellbeing and resilience 

Day 5   Presentations of service improvement projects and reflection


Group 1 Group 2
Day 1  - 1st November 2022 Day 1 - 2nd November 2022 
Day 2  - 5th December 2022 Day 2 - 6th December 2022
Day 3  - 16th January 2023 Day 3  - 17th January 2023
Day 4  - 21st February 2023 Day 4  - 22nd February 2023
Day 5 - 21st March 2023 Day 5 - 21st March 2023


Click HERE to enquire or book your space


Southampton City - Free*

Non Southampton City  - £500 per Organisation (for up to 4 attendees) 

* Currently free due to commissioned funds.  

Terms of Booking:

Please note that cancellations made within 24 hours of the training start date will be charged the full price. Cancellations made prior to this will incur a 1.5% processing fee.