Christmas Without A Loved One One of the most searched phrases this time of year is “Christmas without a loved one.” As a hospice we realise that this can be a particularly difficult time of year, especially if you have lost someone very close to you. The first thing to remember is that grief is […]
Introduction So what is volunteering? The most basic definition is to work for an organisation, unpaid. At Mary Ann we have a massive volunteer force of over 250 volunteers. These people work in our shops, in the Hospice itself, helping patients or raising vital funds for the Hospice. Their work is vital to allowing us
Introduction What do we mean when we talk about Community Services? In a Hospice setting we are talking about care provided away from the Hospice building. Community services generally talk about services provided in the home of an end-of-life patient. At Mary Ann our Community Services are our Hospice at Home service and our Rapid
Introduction We understand that end of life care can be confusing. You will encounter the term at a very difficult moment in your or your loved one’s life. So we have tried to take away the confusion and answer the 5 most important questions about end of life care. What is end of life
Introduction to End of Life Care What is end of life care? Perhaps you or someone you know has recently been told that you will need end of life care. So what does it mean? Put simply, end of life care is the care of those who have an incurable illness. You can access end
The Best Way to Get The Friday Feeling! It’s Friday once again! Which we think is super! We hope you agree. Here’s what’s been happening this week at Mary Ann. A First… This week, we had our first Afternoon Tea for our carers! We were absolutely delighted to give something back to our dedicated carers.
The Best Way to Get The Friday Feeling! Has your Friday started off the right way? Well let us help you spead the feelgood with the Feelgood Friday blog! Find out everything we’ve been up to this week and everything we’re thankful for! Time for some Awesome Autumn Harvests Well Autumn is certainly upopn us!
Today it’s time to celebrate some incredibly high acheivers. This Feelgood Friday blog we’re saying thank you and good luck to all of our London Marathon runners. They are all awesome champions and we hope they have a great day in London! Thank You To Our London Marathon Runners Thank you, quite simply, thank you.
Today we are going to do something different with the Feelgood Friday blog. To spread the feelgood vibes and to share compassion to each and everyone we would like to say, thank you. Thank You To You All Whether you support us or don’t. Whether you are a patient or not. If you have an
Every Friday we’re looking to give something back and show what we are grateful for this week! We know that charities don’t run on rainbows and sunshine. So we often have to ask for your help, whether that is supporting one of our fantastic campaigns or even sharing a little of your precious time to