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Supporting bereaved children at ellenor

Supporting bereaved children at ellenor

Blog posts   •   Apr 10, 2019 09:00 BST

To celebrate National Siblings Day, we thought that we would share with you the incredible care and support our Children’s Team provide to bereaved children when they have lost someone close to them – especially a sibling, parent or grandparent.

Remember a loved one this Valentine's Day

Remember a loved one this Valentine's Day

Blog posts   •   Feb 13, 2019 10:29 GMT

We’ve collaborated with British jewellery designer Katie Mullally who has designed an exclusive charm in support of ellenor to keep the memory of loved ones no longer with us, close to our hearts.

Gravesend Panto visit Day Therapy at ellenor

Gravesend Panto visit Day Therapy at ellenor

Blog posts   •   Dec 06, 2018 07:00 GMT

On Wednesday 28 November, the vibrant cast of ‘Peter Pan’ from The Woodville Theatre in Gravesend brought Christmas cheer and laughter to our adult patients in Day Therapy...

Q&A with ellenor's Occupational Therapist

Q&A with ellenor's Occupational Therapist

Blog posts   •   Nov 09, 2018 10:12 GMT

This week is #OccupationalTherapyWeek which celebrates the profession and aims to educate people about the benefits of occupational therapy.

Q&A with our Events Fundraiser

Q&A with our Events Fundraiser

Blog posts   •   Jul 04, 2018 12:18 BST

We asked our Senior Events Fundraiser, Emma Bowles, some questions about what it’s like behind-the-scenes in the Events team of one of Kent’s leading hospice charities...

Meet Hannah

Meet Hannah

Blog posts   •   May 25, 2018 12:30 BST

Guest blog by our Children's Team Assistant Practitioner, Hannah Ives, for Children's Hospice Week 2018.

Time to remember

Time to remember

Blog posts   •   May 16, 2018 12:30 BST

As part of Dying Matters Week 2018, Dr Russ Hargreaves, Head of Wellbeing at ellenor, explores the many ways ellenor supports bereaved families.

'The Hospice' – a new TV documentary about ellenor

'The Hospice' – a new TV documentary about ellenor

Blog posts   •   May 03, 2018 12:30 BST

Interview with Jonathan Stadlen, Managing Director of Knickerbockerglory TV, who has been working with ellenor for the past four months as he produces a new documentary series called 'The Hospice'.

All About 'Glorious Gardens' 2018

All About 'Glorious Gardens' 2018

Blog posts   •   Apr 30, 2018 13:25 BST

Q&A with Katie Gardner, volunteer and previous Area Fundraiser at ellenor, all about our Glorious Gardens programme and how you can get involved...

A Hospice recommends: securing your digital legacy

A Hospice recommends: securing your digital legacy

Blog posts   •   May 10, 2017 10:00 BST

What happens to my Facebook account when I die? We explore some of the steps you can take to protect and preserve the life you live online.

Having ellenor by my side gives me a voice

Having ellenor by my side gives me a voice

Blog posts   •   Apr 20, 2017 11:09 BST

Three year old Bradley has been under the care of ellenor since he was six weeks old

ellenor gives us reassurance

ellenor gives us reassurance

Blog posts   •   Mar 16, 2017 12:06 GMT

When Sophie Jenner from Snodland was born 11 years ago, her parents knew straightaway that something wasn’t right

Long-time supporter leaves her estate to ellenor

Long-time supporter leaves her estate to ellenor

Blog posts   •   Mar 06, 2017 09:19 GMT

Joyce Rumble, a long-time supporter of ellenor and well-known local business person, died just before her 94th birthday, and left the majority of her estate to ellenor – just over £550,000.

World Book Day 2017: A Monster Calls

World Book Day 2017: A Monster Calls

Blog posts   •   Mar 02, 2017 09:25 GMT

“The monster showed up after midnight. As they do.”

Beryl was my soul mate

Beryl was my soul mate

Blog posts   •   Feb 07, 2017 16:03 GMT

When Allan Hatch’s wife, Beryl, was diagnosed with brain cancer in autumn 2015, she was given eight months to live – but, she actually died six weeks later.

Volunteering for ellenor is an absolute privilege

Volunteering for ellenor is an absolute privilege

Blog posts   •   Dec 28, 2016 12:06 GMT

​When Pauline Page retired two and a half years ago, she wasn’t sure how she was going to fill her time.

Helping children cope with grief

Helping children cope with grief

Blog posts   •   Dec 07, 2016 15:47 GMT

It’s a sad fact: the death of someone close to us is one of the hardest things that we will ever have to cope with in our lifetime.

Hospice Care Week - 3-9 October 2016: Hospice care is…

Hospice Care Week - 3-9 October 2016: Hospice care is…

Blog posts   •   Sep 30, 2016 13:39 BST

#HospiceCareWeek takes place from 3-9 October and the theme this year is #hospicecareis

Hospice care is... making a difference

Hospice care is... making a difference

Blog posts   •   Sep 29, 2016 12:20 BST

Linda Coffey, Head of Adult Community Services at ellenor, joined us because she ‘missed making a difference, missed working with patients and wanted that connection again’.

Getting the best out of each and every day

Getting the best out of each and every day

Blog posts   •   Sep 28, 2016 14:27 BST

Wellbeing is characterised by a state of good health, happiness and contentment and is not something we would ordinarily imagine going hand in hand with hospice care