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​Q & A WITH LEAH POPPY – HOW VOLUNTEERING CHANGED MY LIFE

​Q & A WITH LEAH POPPY – HOW VOLUNTEERING CHANGED MY LIFE

News   •   May 31, 2019 08:00 BST

Leah reflects on what volunteers can bring to ellenor – and on the wealth of experiences that volunteering with ellenor can provide.

Appointment of new Interim Chief Executive

Appointment of new Interim Chief Executive

News   •   May 17, 2019 08:00 BST

ellenor has announced its new Interim Chief Executive following a decision made by the Board of Trustees earlier this month.

Adult day therapy services redesigned to support people living with advance illness.

Adult day therapy services redesigned to support people living with advance illness.

News   •   May 03, 2019 15:42 BST

Adult day-therapy services are to be redesigned to improve health-care delivery and to help empower patients to feel more in control of their own situations.

Roy Debnam, Financial Guidance Co-ordinator has died aged 70 years following a short illness.

Roy Debnam, Financial Guidance Co-ordinator has died aged 70 years following a short illness.

News   •   Mar 29, 2019 08:30 GMT

Roy Debnam, Financial Guidance Co-ordinator at ellenor has died aged 70 years following a short illness. All the staff and volunteers at the charity were saddened to hear the news; he was a much loved member of the team having given more than 30 years’ service to ellenor.

Amanda Cottrell OBE – new patron of ellenor charity visits the Hospice

Amanda Cottrell OBE – new patron of ellenor charity visits the Hospice

News   •   Mar 18, 2019 12:07 GMT

The former High Sheriff of Kent has been announced as Patron of ellenor. Amanda Cottrell OBE has taken up the position to help raise awareness of the charity which provides hospice care for people of all ages in their place of choice in Kent, and the only charity providing children’s nursing care in the home.

29 Accumulator Challenge teams have raised more than £26,000 in just four months...

29 Accumulator Challenge teams have raised more than £26,000 in just four months...

News   •   Mar 13, 2019 08:30 GMT

ellenor’s exciting Accumulator Challenge has raised £26,305 which could pay for over 844 hours of Play Therapy or over 54 days of care on ellenor’s Inpatient Ward.

International Women’s Day – Q & A with Beverley Barclay (Clinical Lead for ellenor’s Children’s Hospice at Home service)

International Women’s Day – Q & A with Beverley Barclay (Clinical Lead for ellenor’s Children’s Hospice at Home service)

News   •   Mar 08, 2019 08:47 GMT

Beverley Barclay has devoted much of her life to looking after families facing terminal illness and helping to ensure they receive the best specialised care.

Run at your pace and distance for hospice care – the new ellenor Virtual Run 2019!

Run at your pace and distance for hospice care – the new ellenor Virtual Run 2019!

News   •   Mar 04, 2019 09:27 GMT

Sign up for our first ever Virtual Run to raise money for your local hospice.

Christmas Panto raises money for ellenor...

Christmas Panto raises money for ellenor...

News   •   Feb 18, 2019 08:00 GMT

Generous theatre patrons at the E M Forster Theatre pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk have donated £1,615.65 to ellenor.

National Young Carers Awareness Day – explore a career with ellenor.

National Young Carers Awareness Day – explore a career with ellenor.

News   •   Jan 31, 2019 08:00 GMT

​Young Carers Awareness Day takes place on Thursday 31 January – a day to recognise the growing population of young carers in the UK and the challenges they face caring for their sick family members.

Hospice Chief Executive Claire Cardy Steps Down...

Hospice Chief Executive Claire Cardy Steps Down...

News   •   Jan 30, 2019 09:04 GMT

Claire Cardy has decided to leave her position as Chief Executive of Kent charity ellenor – a leading provider of specialist hospice care for all ages.

ellenor catering team make Christmas extra special for patients.

ellenor catering team make Christmas extra special for patients.

News   •   Dec 24, 2018 08:00 GMT

The most wonderful time of year is almost here – where family and friends come together to celebrate the festive season, perhaps share a meal and enjoy happy times together.

Support ellenor on our Challenge Trek to China

Support ellenor on our Challenge Trek to China

News   •   Dec 20, 2018 09:56 GMT

Sign up to a challenge of a lifetime and trek across the Great Wall of China.

Supporter Stories: Nicolle Kennelly (Palliative Care Nurse)

Supporter Stories: Nicolle Kennelly (Palliative Care Nurse)

News   •   Dec 17, 2018 13:16 GMT

ellenor provides care and support to patients, their families and friends living with a terminal or life limiting illness in their place of choice – either in the home, community or at in the hospice in Gravesend.

ellenor: Keeping seriously ill children and families together at Christmas

ellenor: Keeping seriously ill children and families together at Christmas

News   •   Dec 10, 2018 10:55 GMT

ellenor prides itself on delivering the best hospice care to seriously and terminally ill children and young adults between 0 to 19 years across Kent and the London Borough of Bexley. We believe it’s crucial not only to support the children under our care, but also their siblings.

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...

Ex-paramedic Terry talks to us about the value of our Bereavement Cuppa group.

Ex-paramedic Terry talks to us about the value of our Bereavement Cuppa group.

News   •   Dec 05, 2018 09:00 GMT

Terry experienced unexpected bereavement and hopes his story will benefit both men and women.

GMB presenter and ellenor patron Charlotte Hawkins supports the Teddy Selfie campaign.

GMB presenter and ellenor patron Charlotte Hawkins supports the Teddy Selfie campaign.

News   •   Dec 04, 2018 14:37 GMT

Shoppers at Royal Victoria Place in Tunbridge Wells last Saturday were given a special surprise when they got the chance to have a selfie with ITV’s ‘Good Morning Britain’ Presenter Charlotte Hawkins and a giant teddy bear.

Remember a loved one this Christmas: ellenor Lights of Love service

Remember a loved one this Christmas: ellenor Lights of Love service

News   •   Nov 26, 2018 11:42 GMT

Individuals, families and communities across Kent will come together in memory of loved ones at the Lights of Love services in December.

Glorious Gardens raises thousands for ellenor

Glorious Gardens raises thousands for ellenor

News   •   Nov 15, 2018 15:06 GMT

Garden lovers have enjoyed a glorious year visiting some of the region’s beautiful gardens and in the process raising over £11,000.