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Mary says that she had always associated respite with nursing homes and was very apprehensive but as they were introduced very gradually they eventually came around to the idea and went up to see the unit....The first time they went up Michael was terrified at the thought of being left on his own but because she was able to go with him and stay... Read More
When our oncologist broached the idea of palliative care, she pointed out that it was not an admission of defeat. The care would step in and help as necessary, and step out when no longer needed. Even so, at the time we thought that it was the beginning of the end. Our perspective has changed since then. We take nothing for granted; we know that... Read More
We are so glad that we got to have Holly at home. For us, it was the best option for everyone - for Martin and I, for Andrew and Delphi, for her grandparents, uncles, aunties, friends but especially and most importantly for Holly. She felt safe and secure surrounded by everyone and everything that she loved. Holly by sea - Small.jpg... Read More