Partnership project employs two workers to improve dementia care

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Support workers will help improve care for dementia patients in Walsall. We’re dedicated to helping to improve dementia care for people at end-of-life. As part of this, we’re involved in Pathways For Life, a partnership between the Accord Group and Age UK Walsall, and St Giles Hospice. The partnership has appointed two new workers as part of a year-long project. […]

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New book tells story of a couple’s cancer journey

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When Tracey was diagnosed with cancer in December 2013, she began to write a journal to help her cope with what was happening, and her husband Simon also began writing poems. Tracey was cared for on our Compassus inpatient unit, before she sadly lost her battle with cancer in August 2014. To show his support for St […]

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Starlight Walk coming soon!

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Twinkle twinkle little star, nursery staff are walking far!  In fact, the team of colleagues at The Co-operative Childcare in Walsall Wood will be covering up to 7.5 miles when they take part in our upcoming Starlight Walk for St Giles Walsall Hospice. Now the group are calling for others to join them on our Starlight Walk, […]

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Call for volunteers for new Uttoxeter centre

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We’re very excited about our new Holly Road Supportive Care Centre which is opening later this year. It will to help local people live well in later life, as well as support improved end-of-life care for people living in the area. We’re now looking for local people to come forward to be volunteers when the centre […]

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How hospices help those with MND: Richard’s St Giles story

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Richard Morris (63), of Hednesford, has been receiving care and support from St Giles Hospice since he was first diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in 2013. Richard is being cared for at home by his wife Judith, and the couple have both benefitted from the practical help and respite care that the hospice has provided. This […]

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Amazing 2015 Solstice Walk raises £100,000

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The 2015 Solstice Walk was an unbelievable success! Together, we raised over £100,000! On Saturday 20th June 2015, over 900 ladies gathered in a sea of fairy wings and general pinkness to take part in what was, without a doubt, the best Solstice Walk ever! We’re all still buzzing with excitement… The atmosphere was electric as […]

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Business group’s wonderful donation

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Business networking group, Business 1st has continued its fundraising efforts by handing over a cheque to us. As one of the longest established independent networking groups in Lichfield, Business 1st raises money for local charities each year at its annual networking awards evening. So far this year, the networking group has donated over £500 to […]

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#notdingy goes global: St Giles begins Twitter phenomenon!

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We’re proud to be at the forefront of a campaign to challenge outdated depictions of hospice care on two recent BBC programmes. Emma Hodges, our Deputy Chief Executive, recently posted her frustration on Twitter (@StGilesDCEO) after hearing two of the BBC’s flagship dramas – EastEnders and Casualty – use the phrase ‘dingy hospice’. Her tweet and […]

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