Dying Matters Week – Play Therapy is essential in helping bereaved children process their grief and loss.
For children especially, grief can be a massive, bewildering issue. Fail to help them deal with it, and the implications for those children and young people.
Vikki Harding appointed to permanent Chief Executive.
We are pleased to announce that Vikki Harding has been appointed to permanent Chief Executive with immediate effect.
We’re expanding our bespoke Living Well programme to help people make the most of the time they have left.
“The patient-centred approach is essential in improving lives. We are adapting our services to help our patients make the most of the time they have left. Our patients want and need to be involved in their own care that gives them as much control as possible.” - Dr Russ Hargreaves
ellenor receives a staggering £2m donation to help build for the future
“Demand for our services is ever increasing. As a result, we have reached a point where our facilities are restricting us from providing outstanding care, we need to extend and redevelop our hospice building.” - Vikki Harding, CEO
Music therapy in hospice and palliative care
Music therapy has shown to have a positive impact on older patients, in particular those with dementia and is becoming increasingly included in the activity calendar in care homes.
ellenor get the red-carpet treatment at Disney’s Frozen 2 premiere
Children’s hospice workers were given the Queen of Arendelle treatment on Sunday as a special thank you for their incredible work with seriously ill children and their families in hospices across the UK.
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”.
Lifelites charity donates life-changing technology to children receiving care under ellenor...
Children receiving care at ellenor hospice in Gravesend have received a donation of life-changing technology worth thousands of pounds from children’s charity Lifelites.
Hospice Care Week: We wrote a song for our mum because she's "the best".
When children are unable to articulate what death means to them, music therapy can help them process the feelings of grief and pain that the loss of a parent inevitably brings.
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.