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


‘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


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’


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


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!)


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


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


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


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


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

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What does Mother’s Day mean to Helen & Douglas House mums?


Mother’s Day can be a precious time to celebrate the relationship between mother and child.…

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