Twas the night before Christmas rendition
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! 🎄🎅
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: A tailor-made approach to help children live life to the full
With more and more children having a life-limiting condition, how to help them live well with the time they have available is the ellenor mantra. As each child is different and their needs are unique, ellenor works in partnership with them and their families to create a bespoke support service throughout their lives and beyond.
Health Care Assistants play a vital role within the ellenor team
Essential to the exceptional standard of holistic care offered by ellenor, the charity that provides support for those with life-limiting illnesses and their families, are its Health Care Assistants. Without them – quite simply - the charity couldn’t function.
Children's Hospice Week: This is...Dianne's personal story about how we supported her family when she became a parent to her grandchildren.
When their beloved daughter, Kerrie, died from breast cancer at the age of 36 in September 2017, Dianne and her husband George didn’t just have to find a path through their own grief – they had to help Kerrie’s young sons cope with theirs, too. Throughout the process, we were there to support the family, both practically and emotionally.
Lights of Love Remembrance Service
“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”.
Twilight Walk paints the town orange...
Record breaking numbers took part in ellenor’s annual Twilight Walk.
ellenor’s biggest mass participation event in Gravesend aims to raise £75,000!
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.
New social drop-in to help patients coping with advanced illness…
We all know how good it can be to chat over a cuppa – especially during tough times.
The Accumulator Challenge - Turn £50 into vital funds for ellenor
Take on ellenor’s Accumulator Challenge to raise vital funds for local families facing terminal illness.
Mrs Audrey Broad has been awarded the ‘Order of Mercy’ for distinguished voluntary service
Mrs Audrey Broad of ellenor Hospice, Kent, has been awarded the Order of Mercy, a prestigious medal, for her voluntary service over many years to charities and non profit organisations in the United Kingdom and overseas.
Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Piglet meet ellenor hospice care for children patients, thanks to the Rotary Club of Medway
For many families with children who have a life-limiting or life-threatening illness, taking a trip Disneyland Paris is something they can only dream about.