To celebrate National Complementary Week, Claire Jenkinson shares her journey of discovery in holistic healing and therapies and tells us how her desire to help people on a deeper level has brought her to Hospice at Home West Cumbria.
We would like to say a huge thank you to David Curran, 21, from Workington who has raised £500 for Hospice at Home West Cumbria by running 100k throughout the month of February.
Kevin Hetherington from Whitehaven is running 55 marathons in 110 days to support Gary McKee and his 110 marathon challenge.
We would like to say a huge thank you to the former students of Whitehaven Academy for their very generous donation of £2,500 which they donated to our charity after they were unable to hold their leavers school prom last year.
Hospice at Home West Cumbria were thrilled to receive news that Lee Mossop, Captain of the rugby league club Salford Red Devils, has chosen Hospice at Home West Cumbria as one of the charities he will support during his 2021 Testimonial Year.
This week we are proud to be promoting Lymphoedema Awareness Week to help raise awareness and give a broader understanding of the chronic condition. Stephen Mitchell has been a patient with our Lymphoedema team since March 2019. We asked Stephen to share some insight into his condition and how it affects him on a daily basis.
Lymphoedema should not prevent you from your everyday activities, or limit your usual lifestyle. We are happy to be able to share with you, a story from one of our patients Pat, who at 90 years old, still manages to live a busy, independent life, whilst caring for her husband and managing her condition.
This week we are promoting Lymphoedema Awareness Week to highlight the condition and the services we provide at Hospice at Home West Cumbria. We would like to share with you a personal story from Jayne Graham, who works as a Healthcare Assistant within our Lymphoedema