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Introduction to Advance Care Planning Webinar for care homes


Care homes in the South East London and Croydon area
On demand
Virtual learning
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Approximately 45 minutes
Charitably-funded and free access to all care homes in the South East London and Croydon area until 30.6.20
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Part of the End of Life Care Webinar series in relation to Covid-19 for care homes in the South East London and Croydon area

About the event

Join our panel of experts on this free weekly webinar series developed to support you with critical guidance for managing end of life care during the Covid-19 crisis.

In this series you will explore the value of good interpersonal communication skills in the context of end of life care planning, during what can often be viewed as a distressing time for many.

This webinar took place on 16 April 2020 and is now available to watch again.

Please note: this is for care homes only.

  • How does the webinar work?

    You will be joining a virtual ‘room’ – you will not see the other participants. You will be able to ask questions through a question and answer chat box which will be monitored throughout the session.

  • Who is it for?

    For nursing and care homes across all of South East London and Croydon including:

    • Nursing homes
    • Residential care homes
    • Learning disability care homes
    • Mental health care homes
Barbara Kenyon

Subject Matter Expert

Barbara Kenyon End of Life Care Facilitator, St Christopher’s

Barbara Kenyon is a  Registered general nurse whose background is  in district nursing. In 2009 she obtained  a diploma in palliative care nursing. She joined St Christopher’s hospice, in 2011 where she worked on the wards as a staff nurse. During this time  she also worked in nursing homes in the Croydon area where she worked alongside nurses and carers role modelling  the principles of good end of life care.

In 2013 she worked  as an end of life facilitator in Lewisham residential homes supporting staff to implement the steps to success end of life  care programme in their care homes.

From 2016 she has been working in the education team  supporting staff to implement  the steps to success in mental health care homes in the Croydon area and delivering education to care home staff. At present she is working in Croydon with care home staff to ensure all the residents in all the care homes in the area have a coordinate my care plan in place.


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