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Harrogate hospice charity’s thanks for a year of support

As 2019 draws to a close, Saint Michael’s chief executive Tony Collins would like to say a heartfelt thank you to all of our supporters and volunteers for your help and support to hospice care throughout the year. “Your dedication, fundraising, donations and time means we are able to continue providing our expert care, comfort …

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Coping at Christmas: Tips on self-care

A local bereavement support service is offering advice to people across the Harrogate District who might find the holiday period difficult due to bereavement or other seasonal stresses and strains. Just ‘B’, a service provided by Saint Michael’s Hospice, provides services to children, young people and adults affected by any kind of bereavement and offers …

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Brian’s experiences of hospice day therapy

While Saint Michael’s day therapy patients certainly value being able to attend each week, the activities and crafts they are offered have a significant therapeutic value too. Iona Kerris, Saint Michael’s occupational therapist said: “Giving people a choice of activity at a time when perhaps there is not a lot of choice in their lives, …

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Companies inspired to support local hospice

Local companies have raised thousands of pounds to help local families living with terminal illness and bereavement across the Harrogate District, as part of Saint Michael’s Hospice You’re Inspired competition. The annual ‘Apprentice’ style competition organised by Saint Michael’s Hospice tasked the businesses with raising as much money as possible during the month of October. …

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Katie’s thanks to Harrogate children’s bereavement service as it marks Children’s Grief Awareness Week

A Harrogate children’s bereavement service is being thanked for their support as part of Children’s Grief Awareness Week, which begins today. Katie Lee’s beloved grandma Sue died two years ago and Harrogate children’s bereavement service Just ‘B’ helped make a difference at such a difficult time. Katie’s mum Emma looked around for some support and …

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