Press releases • Feb 11, 2021 12:59 GMT
Most parents could hardly have imagined a year ago that they would be home-schooling their children. But for Kevin Hunt the drastic changes to his family life brought about by Covid-19 have opened up a wealth of opportunity.
Blog posts • Feb 08, 2021 11:30 GMT
I’d like to encourage you to sign up and take on a challenge like this for ellenor, to help make sure that patients and their families receive the same loving care and support that our family had. Whatever challenge you choose, stepping up for ellenor will change lives, including yours.
News • Dec 25, 2020 09:00 GMT
While many of us see Christmas as a time to be with friends and family, we will continue to do exactly what we does on every other day of the year: giving vital support both to those with life-limiting illnesses and their families. And this year, that support has never been more vital, with many feeling additionally isolated because of Covid. Read Charlie's story
News • Dec 09, 2020 12:27 GMT
Twas the night before Christmas… well not quite, but we're just SO excited for Christmas Eve. This year we've got a special surprise planned for Christmas Eve and we've even had help from a few of Santa's little helpers! So keep your eyes peeled on Christmas Eve for a very special Christmas message from us and a few special guests! 🎄🎅
Press releases • Nov 30, 2020 10:00 GMT
Our very own Laura Adlington has captured the hearts of viewers nationwide with her bubbly personality and delicious creations.
Press releases • Nov 29, 2020 09:00 GMT
Gravesend rappers, GTown Talents have recorded their own special take on that Christmas classic “Silent Night” as the perfect Christmas gift, to help raise money for us.
News • Nov 26, 2020 17:40 GMT
For over six years, Sam Pollitt has been a Children’s Care Assistant Friends ask her how she copes with her challenging, sometimes emotional work – especially given that she’s got a nine-year-old daughter herself.
News • Nov 26, 2020 17:31 GMT
When one young family was faced with a diagnosis for their son, - we were there to provide holistic support and to help them stay positive. Now, they say they are looking forward to a very special Christmas…
News • Nov 26, 2020 16:00 GMT
Read the attached as to how we are offering our Living well services during these difficult times and see how to access our range of virtual living well services. Carols Fitzpatrick tells her story working here in the Living well team
News • Nov 26, 2020 14:26 GMT
2020 has been a tough year for us all. We know that Sir Mick’s message of support will mean so much to the families caring for children and adults.
Blog posts • Nov 05, 2020 08:51 GMT
Ellenor hospice supports more than 3,000 families with terminal and life limiting conditions and their families in Kent and Bexley each year, also providing a dedicated financial support service.
Blog posts • Oct 23, 2020 09:33 BST
September is traditionally the month where thousands of people come together for ellenor’s popular Twilight Walk, walking the streets of Gravesend to celebrate and remember someone special as well as to honour the work of ellenor’s staff and volunteers, who make a huge difference to thousands of lives every year.
Blog posts • Oct 09, 2020 13:19 BST
“I’m very proud to work for ellenor – I work for an incredible charity knowing that our shops make a difference to the local community”.
Blog posts • Oct 09, 2020 13:14 BST
ellenor – the charity supporting those with life-limiting illnesses and their families – doesn’t count ‘unsung heroes’ among its staff. This is because each person who works for the charity is acknowledged and celebrated as an essential part of the ellenor team.
Blog posts • Oct 05, 2020 15:59 BST
So often, those who volunteer with us have their own connections that have brought them to the charity – and they will often say, too, that they feel they gain as much from their work with us as they give. Here, Suzanne Wood tells her story.
News • Oct 01, 2020 08:00 BST
For over six years, Sam Politt has been a Children’s Care Assistant at ellenor. Friends ask her how she copes with her challenging, sometimes emotional work – especially given that she’s got a nine-year-old daughter herself. She says, “My role is to look after children who, despite illness, are most often cheeky, smiley and bouncy – just like every child is.”