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Here comes the sun

A song for our wonderful patients – performed by nurses, gardeners, cooks, carers and companions, Hope it brings a bit of sunshine into your day!

May 27th, 2020|1 Comment

Rhys’ story

Rhys is 18, and recently stayed with us for respite. In this video, Rhys compares the kebab shops of Llandysul with those of his hometown Swansea, and shares his thoughts on staying on top of a supremely challenging life-limiting illness through humour and positive thinking. This is one inspirational young man...

December 21st, 2019|0 Comments

How respite helps Stan as a family carer

Stan shares his moving story: "The only time I can switch off is when Alyson is here. I don’t have to worry about her. I know she’s happy and contented. That means a lot to me. It’s given me peace. Somewhere to relax, knowing that’s there’s another purpose in life."

April 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Hospice volunteering – the power of compassion

"Patient-centred care is about being the patient, yourself. It’s about identifying yourself with that patient. So it’s about having that incredible sensitivity. That is what transforms people. That’s what a patient says is a tangible experience of love when they come through the door of the hospice. That’s half the battle done."

December 3rd, 2018|5 Comments
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