Discover how to support yourself and your colleagues when faced with continuous or regular grief through your work.


People working in hospices, care homes, hospitals and other care settings often experience the deaths of patients and residents where they work, but this doesn’t mean each death is easier to cope with.

Hospice UK’s Compassionate Employers programme is running workshops to help care professionals manage recurring and often overlooked experiences of grief through their work.

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Coping with Professional Grief workshop

Tuesday, May 14th 10:00-12:30 

This practical and interactive workshop is for people managing and supporting frontline staff who may frequently experience loss in their roles. This includes professionals working in healthcare, social care, hospices or care homes.


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Aims of the training

  • Understand what professional grief is, and how it may impact an individual or workplace
  • Offer guidance for supporting your team, and yourself
  • Highlight support that is available

By the end of this workshop you will be able to

  • Explain the difference between professional grief and other forms of grief
  • Explain and recognise the impact of professional grief on an employee and the workplace
  • Identify ways to support employees and teams who are exposed to frequent loss
  • Find and signpost further support
100% of attendees would recommend this session

"I was impressed with the delivery of this session - content and time management were spot on. Well done and thank you.”

Hospice Clinical Nurse Educator


"A great course which has really made me think about the support we offer our staff and how we need to improve this.”

Employee Wellbeing Lead at a Care Home Group 
This parallel session at our National Conference 2023 focussed on perspectives on patient care

Join the Compassionate Employers team at 10.00-12.30 on Tuesday 14 May 2024 for this interactive virtual workshop, for just £120 + VAT per person.  

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