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The Prince of Wales hosted a reception at Clarence House this week to celebrate 30 years of Marie Curie’s flagship fundraising campaign, the Great Daffodil Appeal.
Hospice Isle of Man, Jersey Hospice and Le Bourg Hospice in Guernsey are to benefit from a production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest which is currently on tour.
From false teeth to life savings – just some of the more unusual items found by Rotherham Hospice workers taking collection of donated furniture.
“I have been a volunteer for Chestnut Tree House for a number of years but this was my first visit to the house, which is bathed in love from the very first moment you step through the door,” said the MP.
One in five care homes are being wrongly charged for services, according to the Alzheimer’s Society and Care England.
More than a quarter of care homes in the UK are in danger of going out of business within three years, figures obtained by BBC Radio Four suggest.
“There has never been enough funding for personal budgets – so they can’t possibly meet all service users’ needs,” writes Peter Beresford.
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