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Young students learn about careers in care

Choosing a career path to follow isn't always easy and things don't often turn out the way we expect.  
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But eight enthusiastic teenagers considering a career in health and social care are now a lot wiser after learning about the wide range of roles involved in care when they attended our first Autumn Camp.  

The young people aged 15-18 even got to meet patients and were given a tour of the hospice, so they had a greater understanding of what holistic care really means.     

"The feedback we receiAlan Mason giving studentsved was extremely positive with students saying they now know more about the different jobs in health and social care, the truth about hospice care and how hearing patients' stories had changed their perspective on life," said Shanthini Avorgbedor, Lecturer in Palliative Care.     

"They also attended dementia friends training and were excited to receive their badges."    

Find out more about upcoming courses, resources and information about our education team by visiting https://bit.ly/2OeoPWf   

Alan Mason giving students