TLC training is designed to enhance the care offered by anyone to people at the end of life.

At the forefront of the training is compassionate support to the dying and those with progressive or life-limiting illness. The training focusses on holistic care, listening, the stages of dying framework and sitting with people in the last moments of life. TLC involves a unique examination of the stages of dying and offers simple tools and gentle therapeutic techniques to aid comfort.

Soul midwives are non-medical, holistic companions who guide and support the dying in order to facilitate a gentle and tranquil death. The School's Gentle Dying techniques in holistic palliative care have now been adopted in many hospices throughout the UK. The TLC training is an approved course from the Soul Midwives' School being offered nationally throughout the UK.

TLC is based on the pioneering movement of the Soul Midwives' School founded by Felicity Warner (voted 2017 End of Life Care Champion by The National Council for Palliative Care and the Royal College of Nursing and End of Life Doula of the Year 2017 by the Good Funeral Awards).

Course content includes:

  • Four stages of dying framework
  • Simple therapeutic techniques to calm agitation, anxiety and tension including soothing touch
  • Listening skills
  • Sitting alongside during the final hours

TLC workshop includes handouts, a TLC certificate from the Soul Midwives' School and entry towards the practitioner training.

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We will not be recording this workshop. One of the unique aspects of the College's online events is that they are highly interactive. Participants are encouraged to discuss and share with the tutor and the group. These sharings can be very personal, and some may not feel comfortable with them being recorded.

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Previous participants say:

"Mandy Preece was terrific and taught us skills needed when caring for those friends (people) that are dying. She spoke from both what the Soul Midwives shared and personal experiences. Everyone shared different experiences due to the warm and open tutoring."

"Mandy is an exceptional facilitator & the content was deeply impactful & inspiring."

"I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop and found it very helpful to me personally with what is currently going on it my life."

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Here's what to expect:

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Workshop Schedule

There are 2 sessions for this workshop

1Saturday 13th November 20219:00am - 12:00pm
2Saturday 20th November 20219:00am - 12:00pm

This workshop will be live in our online classroom

All you need to take part is a good internet connection and a computer with a webcam, microphone and Zoom.

On booking this workshop, you will receive an email with the Zoom link to access it. Remember to check your spam folder if you don't receive this confirmation email in your inbox.

Please use the same link to access each of your workshop sessions.

Please send us a message if you have any questions. We hope you enjoy the workshop!

About Mandy Preece

Image of course leader Mandy Preece Mandy Preece is a soul midwife (holistic end of life companion), motivational speaker and tutor. She supports various palliative care initiatives, particularly Macmillan Caring Locally.
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