Palliative care mentoring guide published by the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care

Categories: Education.

The publication provides guidance to support the continued development of health and social care professionals working in palliative care.

The authors note that: “Mentoring sits within the context of human and personnel development, indeed it provides the environment in which both professional and personal development can occur.

“Mentoring along with well-planned clinical supervision is also a means to develop leadership capacity.”

The Mentoring Guide is divided into three sections:

  1. overview of mentoring, including mentoring in palliative care specifically
  2. the mentor and mentee relationship
  3. guidance on resources contained in the publication.

The Guide includes sample documentation, such as mentoring agreements, planning checklists for both parties, a mentoring worksheet and an individual development plan.

Download the Mentoring Guide free of charge from the AIIHPC website.

Read more about mentoring in palliative care in an ehospice article by Palliative Care Works.

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