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
A 12 year old entrepreneur from Whitehaven, who researched, designed and set up his own online gaming accessories business, has pledged to support Hospice at Home West Cumbria with some of the profits.
Friends and family often give donations at funerals in memory of their loved one, to benefit a cause that was important to them, or in lieu of buying flowers. Due to the current limitations on people attending funerals, setting up an online Funeral Tribute page provides an opportunity for people who can’t be there in person, to pay their respects and leave a message of condolence or even light a virtual candle.