The new Mountbatten End Of life Programme is led and delivered by the Palliative Care Education Team at Mountbatten Hampshire. 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 that 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.



  • Achieving a recognised accredited End of Life Programme
  • Development of the Mountbatten End of Life Champions status
  • Tailored education bought into the workplace
  • To support leaders to achieve high quality care and co-ordination of care at end of life
  • Good opportunities for networking with peers
  • Improving outcomes in end of life care such as reduced hospital admissions, patients dying in place of choice etc.
  • Achieving improved practices /organisational change with End-of-Life Care.
  • Review your own EOL internal processes
  • An Organisational approach to EOLC
  • Evidence for CQC relating to the 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 and 4 full study days encompassing all aspects of the Mountbatten Programme for up to 3 End of Life Champions to attend training days, lead on Service Improvement Project and disseminate teaching to all staff. One of the Champions should be a senior member of staff who can support, embed and sustain organisational change within the Organisation. 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 EOLC) and work towards implementing changes.
You will be required to present your 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.

This is followed by a Project Presentation Afternoon whereby all attended Mountbatten Champions present how they have achieved their organisational change project and receive certification of completion.

            Training Topics

Day 1   Values, Quality and Co-ordination of care

Day 2   Recognising when someone is in the last years of life. ACP. Communication

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

Day 4   Care after death & Bereavement 


Group 1 

Day 1  - 19th October 2021

Day 2  - 16th November 2021

Day 3  - 7th December 2021

Day 4  - 10th January 2022

Presentation Event  - 2nd March 2022

Group 2

Day 1 - 20th October 2021

Day 2 - 17th November 2021

Day 3 - 8th December 2021

Day 4 - 11th January 2022

Presentation Event  - 2nd March 2022

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Southampton City - Free*

Non Southampton City  - £500 per Organisation 

* Currently free due to commissioned funds.