Living Well: a new name for weekly rehabilitative support programme! – Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is rebranding its supportive and rehabilitative eight-week programme to the Living Well service, following consultation with patients, relatives, healthcare colleagues and volunteers. The Living Well service typically sees patients who are in the earlier stages of their diagnosis and those who might need assistance to manage the symptoms of their condition.Continue reading “Living Well: a new name for weekly rehabilitative support programme! – Arthur Rank Hospice Charity”

Hospices care for 200,000 people a year, but they’re powered by voluntary effort

There’s a paradox inherent in the hospice movement: they’re integral, yet wouldn’t exist without volunteers and fundraisers The first hospices were established in the 19th century in France, but what is known as the “modern movement” started in 1967 with the opening of St Christopher’s House in south London by Dame Cicely Saunders, a pioneerContinue reading “Hospices care for 200,000 people a year, but they’re powered by voluntary effort”