Social isolation is not new to families caring for children with life-limiting conditions. Many are used to long hospital stays far from home, long periods of illness preventing normal daily activities, being unable to attend school due to health needs, and sacrificing social interactions due to care needs.
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Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) was invited to join a video call made by The Duchess of Cornwall and The Duchess of Cambridge to mark this year’s Children’s Hospice Week.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is using its expertise in the community to help relieve pressure on the NHS during the coronavirus outbreak.
A charity single released at the end of last year has now been streamed worldwide, raising more than £1,000 and building awareness of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Stagecoach South West brought Christmas cheer to children this week when its Santa bus visited Children’s Hospice South West in North Devon.
Gary the Rabbit and the Stagecoach elves visited the charity’s Little Bridge House hospice near Barnstaple to hand out festive treats including goody bags and art and craft supplies for the sensory playroom.
On Thursday 12 December families staying for respite at Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm, were treated to a festive lunch courtesy of food redistribution company, FareShare.
Staff at Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean in St Austell have been busy working on a charity single which is now available to buy to help raise funds for, and awareness of, Children’s Hospice South West.
Dawn Barnard, 45, from St Blazey has worked as a carer at Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean in St Austell for almost three years. Inspired by the families she works with and friends in the fitness industry Dawn set herself a huge challenge of competing in a bodybuilding competition while raising funds for Little Harbour. Since January she has committed to a strict regime of training and diet all while putting time into her fundraising for Little Harbour as well.