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46 Caring for Kids that Care: The Benefits of Providing Pre-Death Group Support for the Families of Adult Hospice Patients
  1. Sarah Popplestone-Helm, Head of Family Support Services
  1. St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester

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As a hospice providing palliative care support for adult patients, we often encounter children and adolescents who are facing the loss of a significant adult. Previously we have supported families on a one-to-one basis in bereavement, but the expansion of our facilities and a carers’ grant from Help the Hospices has enabled us to launch a pre-death Child and Family Support …

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