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Co-op Funeralcare sponsoring new event, the Memory Stroll

Registrations are coming in for Alice House Hospice’s new fundraising event for 2019, the Memory Stroll, where people will walk in memory of a loved one.

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Greatham Primary School recycling their way to fundraising success

As part of their ongoing efforts to help the environment, Greatham Primary School has signed up to be part of a new Terracycle campaign.

The school was approved to be a ‘Bic Community Champion’ and operate as a public drop off and collection point for recycling used pens for Hartlepool and surrounding areas.

The Tree of Purpose

Why we do what we do...

Jen Aylesbury, Oupatient Services Manager at Alice House Hospice recently attended a Clinical Supervisory Skills Workshop and as part of this took part in many sessions throughout the day; by far the most powerful session was when she was asked what her purpose was within her role.

The Kay Smith Counsellor continues to support children coping with bereavement

The Kay Smith Tribute fund has already been a generous supporter of Alice House Hospice’s Children’s Bereavement Service for many years.

In 2012 the Trustees amazed the charity by pledging to fund a five-year post for a Children’s Counsellor, to be known as the Kay Smith Counsellor in memory and tribute to Kay Smith who sadly died in 2006.

Art sessions reveal what Alice House really means to the people who use it

People access Social Day Care at Alice House for many reasons and during their visits there are lots of different activities to join in with.

Here Jan Dunn, Senior Healthcare Assistant at Social Day Care talks about the art sessions which have been taking place.

This is Ed’s Story

There can be many barriers to people accessing the right care, in the right place and at the right time and this is something which Alice House Hospice have been trying to break down during the Hospice UK campaign “Open up Hospice Care” which is running throughout the month of March.

Ed Barbour was a patient at Alice House making use of several of the services they have to offer.  This is Ed’s story…

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