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Fostering links with other health care providers

October 27, 2016, by Matt Carter in EducationNews

The Link Nurse and Residential Care Home Schemes were established at DHHC in 2004 and 2014, respectively. The aim of both schemes was to foster links between local homes and the Hospice, to help support staff in caring for dying people, to…

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Hospice Education Partnership launched

October 14, 2016, by Jenny Steele in EducationNews

We have joined forces with Prospect Hospice to launch the Hospice Education Partnership. A pioneering new partnership that will roll out education sessions to local healthcare staff to help develop their skills in the field of end-of-life care. Prospect Hospice and Dorothy…

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Encountering grief at the library

May 13, 2016, by Anna Richardson in Education

A library’s not the first place you would necessarily expect to come face to face with death and grief – except of a fictional kind. But grief is an inescapable part of living and people who have been bereaved, or who are…

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Supporting bereaved children at school

May 12, 2016, by Anna Richardson in EducationNews

The care we provide for patients and their families starts with support at early diagnosis and ends with bereavement support for carers and children – for however long they need it. We recently held a study day for school staff called ‘The Elephant…

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Education – we work with dentists too

April 11, 2016, by Anna Richardson in EducationNews

Simon Parrett, an Education Facilitator from Dorothy House’s Education & Training Team, recently spent some time with staff at Coleman & Starkey Dental Practice in Trowbridge. Seeing as Simon is one of our End of Life Care Education facilitators, readers may be…