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Our ellenor nurse is like Mary Poppins

Our ellenor nurse is like Mary Poppins

Blog posts   •   Jul 27, 2016 08:50 BST

​Zac Bennett is 12 and lives in Maidstone with his parents, Caroline Baker and Lee Bennett, and his younger sisters Olivia (aged 9) and Ruby (aged 5).

Kay Elliott: My week in children's hospice care

Kay Elliott: My week in children's hospice care

Blog posts   •   May 26, 2016 15:18 BST

Hello, I’m Kay Elliott, one of the Children’s Palliative Care Nurse Specialists at ellenor. I am part of a team that provides care and support to over 100 children facing terminal illness in Bexley and Kent. We work with a team of ellenor respite carers, counsellors and therapists to offer a full package of care and support for our families.

A Hospice recommends: 10 books to help children and young adults understand death, dying, grief and loss

A Hospice recommends: 10 books to help children and young adults understand death, dying, grief and loss

Blog posts   •   Mar 03, 2016 16:51 GMT

This is not a list full of self-help or inspirational guidance books, nor is it a collection of morbid tomes full of 'doom and gloom'. We've compiled a list of stories; well-loved novels and fictional worlds from beloved authors that explore themes of death and loss from different points of view, to help make sense of it all.

Relight my fire - Steve Simmonite is braving the hot coals again for ellenor

Relight my fire - Steve Simmonite is braving the hot coals again for ellenor

Blog posts   •   Feb 24, 2016 09:30 GMT

Swanley shop manager (and well-known name in the Fundraising office) Steve Simmonite is tackling a feat of flames by taking part in our 2016 Firewalk - he's here to tell you why...

ellenor launches Christmas raffle to fund care for families

ellenor launches Christmas raffle to fund care for families

Blog posts   •   Nov 13, 2015 15:28 GMT

Win a weeks 4* holiday to Tenerife or £1,500 in our Winter prize draw!

"We're not dingy!"

"We're not dingy!"

Blog posts   •   Jun 17, 2015 14:16 BST

​Have you noticed some negative hospice references creeping onto your favourite TV programme recently?

Thoughts on volunteering from Pam Marley

Thoughts on volunteering from Pam Marley

Blog posts   •   Apr 13, 2015 13:26 BST

Pam has some kind words to say about volunteering with ellenor.

Farewell to Maragaret-Mary Cowan

Farewell to Maragaret-Mary Cowan

Blog posts   •   Apr 13, 2015 13:03 BST

After 17 years, we said a fond farewell to Margaret-Mary Cowan, Advanced Care Nurse Practitioner.

A new era for local hospice care

A new era for local hospice care

Blog posts   •   Apr 07, 2015 00:03 BST

​It is my great pleasure to welcome you to ellenor – I hope you like our new name and look as much as I do!

​Thoughts on volunteering from Pauline Tester

​Thoughts on volunteering from Pauline Tester

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2015 09:00 GMT

One of our wonderful volunteers shares her story in our series of guest blogs.

Third annual Chilli Dip

Third annual Chilli Dip

Blog posts   •   Feb 13, 2015 14:45 GMT

On Saturday 7 February ellenor hosted it's third annual Chilli Dip cold water swim at the outdoor pool of St Julian's Club in Sevenoaks.

Thoughts on volunteering from Roy Langworth

Thoughts on volunteering from Roy Langworth

Blog posts   •   Jan 21, 2015 09:00 GMT

​VARIETY is the Spice of Life, so it is said and variety is what I get volunteering in the Fundraising Office at the EllenorLions Centre in Dartford.