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How Patrick’s family raised over £10,000 in just six months

25/02/2020

‘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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Tandem skydive: how it feels to fly whilst raising vital funds for a charity

31/01/2020

Imagine standing on the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying at 13,000…

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Non-verbal communication: ‘My boys cannot talk but they communicate to me with their eyes’

21/10/2019

As a children’s hospice, we welcome a variety of children of differing ages, abilities and…

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Hospice school: How we help the children keep up with their schoolwork

26/09/2019

You might be surprised to discover a schoolroom at our children’s hospice. Here, every day,…

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8 reasons why our summer pirate party rocked (the boat!)

14/08/2019

As fun, laughter and creating special memories is at the heart of what we do…

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Furniture trends: How to bring style to your home with second-hand treasures from our furniture shops

24/07/2019

This year the public consciousness has turned firmly to helping the planet, so it’s only…

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When play therapy turns into a river adventure

22/07/2019

Helen & Douglas House is well-known for the respite care we provide to babies, children…

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Spare a thought for Dad’s like Jason this Father’s Day

11/06/2019

Here at Helen & Douglas House we’re asking local families who are celebrating Father’s Day…

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Meet Rhian, our learning disability nurse

30/05/2019

For Rhian, one of our learning disability nurses, no shift is ever the same which…

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The therapeutic value of cuddling and stroking a therapy cat at the children’s hospice

29/04/2019

At Helen & Douglas House, we love to welcome animals into the hospice to complement…

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