During this one-day course there will be an opportunity to experience all three No Barriers Here workshops first-hand, in addition to:

  • Learning the rationale of using arts- based approaches in palliative and end of life care.
  • Understanding the role of No Barriers Here© and advance care planning with underserved communities.
  • Discovering the core elements of the No Barriers Here© workshops and taking part in experiential training.
  • Exploring how to facilitate No Barriers Here© workshops and what resources to use.

What does this include?

  • 1 full day practical learning event with 2 facilitators.
  • Complementary art materials for delegate.
  • No Barriers Here© facilitator resource guide.
  • Provision of No Barriers Here© resources, including information templates in written and easy read format.
  • Quality art materials for 6 people to attend a three-week cohort of No Barriers Here©.
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Become part of No Barriers Here© community of practice

Training requirements. Who should attend?

The No Barriers Here© facilitator training programme is suitable for health and social care professionals with an active interest in developing understanding of, and skills in using, arts-based approaches to advance care planning, addressing inequalities and improving palliative and end of life care.

It is appropriate for registered and non-registered health and social care professionals working across all settings. Please note, that a good understanding of advance care planning and advance communication skills is a necessary requirement


£375 per person (inc VAT) for a full day practical learning event delivered at The Mary Stevens Hospice, lunch and refreshments, delegate art materials, resource pack and six quality art boxes to deliver your own No Barriers Here© workshop.

Additional art boxes can be quoted for on request and provided by The Mary Stevens Hospice. Advance notice of a minimum of 6 weeks is required for additional packs.