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Wellbeing is a truly holistic experience

Wellbeing is a truly holistic experience

Press releases   •   Mar 04, 2021 12:01 GMT

Andrew Lowden, Interim Head of Wellbeing – explains the benefits of this multi-disciplined, holistic approach.

Home-school Dad teaches children about hospice care

Home-school Dad teaches children about hospice care

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.

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Spotlight on Services: Wellbeing | Living well, making the most of your time

Spotlight on Services: Wellbeing | Living well, making the most of your time

News   •   May 19, 2021 11:21 BST

The wellbeing services ellenor provides lie at the heart of the hospice’s total package of care. Operational Wellbeing Lead Andrew Lowden explains the importance of going beyond patients’ clinical needs and helping them and their families navigate the psycho-social complexities of living with a life-limiting condition

Talking about Grief: How our Counselling Service is Helping Families Speak Up, and Break Down Taboos

Talking about Grief: How our Counselling Service is Helping Families Speak Up, and Break Down Taboos

News   •   May 19, 2021 10:55 BST

If death is a taboo, how can you encourage people to open up about grief and bereavement? Moreover, how do you break down those walls and stigmas that society has built up around the topic of loss, and help those who’ve experienced it come to terms with those feelings?

Why Dying Matters: Putting Planning, Preparation and Patient Autonomy First

Why Dying Matters: Putting Planning, Preparation and Patient Autonomy First

News   •   May 11, 2021 13:15 BST

As one of our team of four doctors, Dr Sheraz Majeed’s role is more than a clinical one. In line with our ethos of ‘holistic care’, which pledges to treat the patient and their family, rather than the illness alone, Dr Majeed’s chief responsibility is to understand the individual needs of the patient.

ellenor: Empowering People to Look After their Loved Ones as effectively as possible

ellenor: Empowering People to Look After their Loved Ones as effectively as possible

News   •   May 11, 2021 09:50 BST

While we provide direct expert support to those who need it, a key part of our holistic approach is to ensure that family carers are able to support those they love as effectively as possible. Sue Marshall, who has been part of our team for 20 years, has a passion for this aspect of ellenor’s care, borne out of her experience on both a professional and a personal level.

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#HospiceCareWeek |   Why ellenor’s housekeepers are so vital to the charity

#HospiceCareWeek | Why ellenor’s housekeepers are so vital to the charity

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.

Complementary Therapy In A Time Of Covid-19 – Why It’s Never Been More Important

Complementary Therapy In A Time Of Covid-19 – Why It’s Never Been More Important

Blog posts   •   Jul 30, 2020 08:00 BST

Pandemic or no pandemic, ellenor’s patients and their families know they can count on us to deliver the care that’s so essential to every aspect of their well-being - physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.