Deborah Holman has been working at St Christopher’s since 2002 in clinical practice, in care homes and in education. For 8 years prior to this she worked closely with St Christopher’s as a district nurse with a keen interest in caring for people who chose to die at home.
From 2012 – 2019 Deborah, alongside others set up St Christopher’s Personal Care Service and worked as the Registered Manager delivering integrated health and social care in people’s homes to those who were frail elderly, having long term conditions and those in the last year of life.
Deborah has been involved in education at St Christopher’s since 2007 including teaching, training and developing health and social care professionals, volunteers and family members to give high quality care of the dying. She has a special interest in advance care planning and to help people to talk about difficult things in order to understand what matters to each person. She currently works as an Associate Lecturer for the Hospice.