Free care home support progamme from Heart of Kent Hospice

The programme of free support is offered through Zoom sessions. For the Zoom link and password please contact Jackie Pritchard, Clinical Educator on 01622 792200 ext 217 or email

As well as Jackie Pritchard, the sessions will be run by Geraldine Guiver Practice Development Nurse, Bev Hodson Head of Family Support Team and Tracy Jackson Head of Dementia Services.

Session one
Wednesday 6 May 6:30pm – 7:30pm
The challenges for caring with COVID 19
Managing uncertainty and anxiety

Session two
Wednesday 13 May 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Recognising and managing symptoms of COVID 19
Diversity of symptoms, residents/patients are not always presenting with the classic symptoms. End of Life Care.

Session three
Wednesday 20 May 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Care and support of the resident/patient with Dementia during the restrictions

Session four
Wednesday 27 May 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Managing delirium, agitation and terminal restlessness

Session five
Wednesday 3 June 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Managing grief and bereavement during restrictions
Including your grief and enabling resilience

Session six
Wednesday 10 June 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Caring beyond COVID 19
Reflective practice, proactive care, ACP and managing sensitive communications


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