“The Martlets is not just about being a place where people come to die. It is about helping people to live well.” Hospice chief executive Imelda Glackin is eager to emphasise exactly what it is that the Martlets has to offer as it marks its 18th year.
A new application is for a 31-bedroom dementia unit, a hospice and a health centre in Polgooth has been submitted to Cornwall Council after a previous plan for a larger facility was refused permission earlier this year.
Brave Jonah Ward is helping to raise vital funds for Rainbows Hospice which is helping him and his family.
A reunion was held for former staff of the Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed. About 60 people who had worked there over the past three decades attended a drinks reception and lunch at Bix Manor.
More than 150 artists from across the country have supported a St Michael’s Hospice by creating a miniature masterpiece and then donating it to a secret art auction and exhibition.
When memory disappears, something more than memory gets lost. This is how a world begins to unravel – and how caregivers unwittingly become part of the chaos.
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