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42 Development of a Carers’ Education and Support Programme and Outreach to Community
  1. Kate Palmer, Day Hospice Manager,
  2. Jane Rogers, Community Clinical Nurse Specialist and
  3. Dr Penny Spiller
  1. Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, Birmingham

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In 2008, Help the Hospices supported Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice to pilot a Carers’ Education and Support Programme through a seedcorn grant. The 4-week programme ran for five sessions with 42 carers attending overall. Evaluation of outcomes was extremely positive, supporting the continuation of the programme which …

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