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Makaton – using signs, symbols and speech at the hospice

13/04/2022

Communication is an essential life skill and, because speech is not always possible for many…

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Running the Oxford Half: Emily’s Story

31/01/2022

Emily, whose daughter Neve has brain cancer comes to the hospice for short supportive stays,…

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Hospice school: Back to school

27/01/2022

Did you know that we have a school at Helen & Douglas House? Some of…

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From volunteer to member of staff

19/01/2022

‘Volunteering enhanced my skills and reminded me why I went originally went into nursing before I had my children. I loved being back in the care environment. So, when I found myself with more time, I joined the care team as a member of staff, which I am so pleased about.’

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Christmas celebrations at Helen & Douglas House

16/12/2021

We’ve been looking forward to celebrating Christmas this year with our families this year as we weren’t able to celebrate in person last year. Find out what special activities we got up to at our Christmas parties and which member of the royal family we visited.

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Opening the Helen & Douglas House Garden

24/08/2021

Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwall visited Helen & Douglas House on Tuesday 13th July to meet families supported by the hospice in the garden to learn how they have been coping with the pandemic.

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Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall Visits Helen & Douglas House

20/07/2021

Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwall visited Helen & Douglas House on Tuesday 13th July to meet families supported by the hospice in the garden to learn how they have been coping with the pandemic.

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How Oli celebrate’s Father’s Day

16/06/2021

‘Helen & Douglas House has given us the opportunity and space to create special memories to treasure during the most difficult of times. As they are a charity, we felt it was so important to raise funds for them to ensure they can continue to care for children like Patrick, and to support families like ours’.

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How we support siblings

13/04/2021

‘Helen & Douglas House has given us the opportunity and space to create special memories to treasure during the most difficult of times. As they are a charity, we felt it was so important to raise funds for them to ensure they can continue to care for children like Patrick, and to support families like ours’.

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Spring fashion trends: Fresh spring finds from Helen & Douglas House charity shops

7/03/2021

We’re delighted to introduce you to our Helen & Douglas House seasonal trend picks which…

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