News • Nov 13, 2019 08:00 GMT
“Christmas can be a wonderful time for many, but we are reminded every year of how difficult it can be for some. It is a real milestone for friends and families after a loss and we recognise the importance of stopping for a moment and celebrating the lives of our loved ones”.
Blog posts • Oct 11, 2019 08:00 BST
It is hard to enter ellenor hospice in Gravesend without noticing the lovely garden, visible through the building and from many of the patient rooms and offices. What may be less obvious is the contribution the garden makes to the patients, families, visitors, staff and volunteers who make ellenor the place that it is.
News • Oct 10, 2019 08:00 BST
Children receiving care at ellenor hospice in Gravesend have received a donation of life-changing technology worth thousands of pounds from children’s charity Lifelites.
Blog posts • Oct 09, 2019 14:10 BST
Andrew Lowden talks about what it is like to be a physio in a hospice.
News • Oct 07, 2019 08:00 BST
When children are unable to articulate what death means to them, music therapy can help them process the feelings of grief and pain that the loss of a parent inevitably brings.
Blog posts • Sep 23, 2019 14:00 BST
This week we celebrate World Reflexology Week. During this time reflexologists around the world organise events to promote the benefits of reflexology therapies. It is a good opportunity for us to bring awareness about reflexology as it is one of the complementary therapies we offer at ellenor.
News • Sep 17, 2019 10:06 BST
All sponsorship money raised through the event will go towards care and support for patients, families and carers living with life limiting or terminal illness in Kent.
News • Sep 06, 2019 08:00 BST
We all know how good it can be to chat over a cuppa – especially during tough times.
News • Aug 20, 2019 08:00 BST
ellenor has been awarded the highest possible rating for the safety, quality and hygiene standards of its food catering services.
Providing the best care and support for families facing terminal illness
We are ellenor, a charity funded by the generosity of our local community, offering the best care and support to families facing terminal illness in Kent. We are the only charity in the county that provides hospice care for people of all ages – babies, children and adults - and their families. This includes pain and symptom relief, end of life care, respite, bereavement support and emotional and spiritual care.