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Lewis Manning Hospice

Four Sixth Form pupils visit the centre every Monday afternoon throughout the year offering whatever help is needed. Often this simply involves talking to the residents.

Aims

To offer help to patients in difficult circumstances.

To offer pupils, many of whom are condiering a medical career, firsthand experience of patients with life threatening conditions.

Background

Canford School appraoched the centre offering help.

Resources

One member of the Canford teaching staff drives the pupils to the centre and remains there throughout the visit. Visits are on Monday afternoons throughout the academic year.

Impact

Informal feedback from the staff at the cebtre indicates that the visits are enjoyed and are helpful.

Pupil Involvement

Given the nature of the resdients, only Sixth Form pupils are involved.

Frequency

Every Monday afternoon throughout the academic year.