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Learning modules

1. Living with a life-limiting illness - experiencing loss

In this section you will:

  • learn about loss and how it affects different people in different ways
  • find out how to treat people who are experiencing loss.

Important note

This section will explore issues associated with loss and grief and the possible effects on people living with life-limiting illnesses. The issues considered in this section can be very personal. They may trigger emotions for you. These emotions are natural, but please talk to your lecturer or friends if you need to.

If you're working on the activities in a group, it's important to remember the following points:

  • privacy and confidentiality are essential
  • people's feelings and thoughts must be respected
  • people's right not to disclose feelings and thoughts must be respected.