Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice

Reflections from a Young Adult's (YA) Admission to the hospice

29/06/2021

Due to the pandemic and restrictions The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice has put a hold on piloting our flexible short break stay service for young adults living with a life limiting condition. However, once all restrictions are lifted we will plan to complete the pilot. Currently we provide support and care for young adults by reviewing them at our Transition Clinic and assessing their needs.

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Hospice Care

09/05/2018

Hospices are often thought of as sad places, but that couldn't be further from the truth.

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Painting a journey of discovery

06/03/2018

I have always been crafty at the Blue Peter level, but never arty in any way. I have never considered myself to have any level of drawing skills, let alone the ability to lift a brush and produce a piece of work worthy of hanging on a wall.

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Crafting new friendships in day services

02/03/2018

Patient Gordon Currie explains why collaboration is key when it comes to working on craft projects in day services at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

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My leadership journey

01/03/2018

Gaining confidence and assertiveness are some of the benefits of the new Inspiring Leadership programme, explains Liz Smith, practice development facilitator at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

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Voices of young people must be heard

05/02/2018

Hospice care and support is vital for all ages, explains Janette McGarvey, young person’s development worker at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

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Transitioning young patients from children's to adult hospice care

02/02/2018

Involving young people in the development of hospice services is vitally important, explains Fiona Wylie, senior nurse for strategy implementation at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

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Books to support children through bereavement

31/01/2018

Parents, carers and professionals often often use books to support children through bereavement. This can also help to discuss feelings about the loss and reassure them, allowing space and time to normalise what has happened. This list of books is recommended to use with younger children, explains Ellen Lorimer, parent/carer development worker at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

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Books to help you through bereavement

25/01/2018

Jennifer Loy, family support counsellor at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, looks at books that can help at this difficult time.

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New career in chaplaincy work

06/12/2017

Shaaista Yousaf explains how meeting The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice’s chaplain inspired her to take a new path.

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