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Harrogate resident’s poignant tribute to her friend and local palliative care

      Anne Boland who paid tribute to her friend Dora Harrogate resident Anne Boland  organised a poignant tribute to her best friend and ‘’soul-mate’’ Dora Storey who was cared for by our HOME Service team before her death from cancer earlier this month. As Dora left her home for her final journey, Anne invited …

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An update from our Harrogate hospice based Motor Neurone Disease support service

Throughout COVID-19, our Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Clinical Nurse Specialist Kate Adams has been busy finding new ways to support patients and their families. Motor Neurone Disease is a progressive, terminal condition that affects the brain and nerves, and Kate is there to support people living with this illness and their families to lessen the …

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Local village provides huge boost in donations for Saint Michael’s charity shops

Harrogate’s Saint Michael’s Hospice is thanking the residents of Hampsthwaite for their generous pre-loved donations as the charity’s first six shops were able to open with the much-welcomed support. Resident John McPartlan coordinated the collective donation effort, inviting local residents to gather their donated treasures together in one location in the village. Saint Michael’s Chief …

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An update from Saint Michael’s Hospice day therapy services

While our inpatient and home services continued to operate as usual during the early stages of COVID-19, offering face-to-face care to patients, our Saint Michael’s day therapy services underwent a radical transformation. To support the spirit of lockdown and protect the many patients we work with who were required to shield during the crisis, we …

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Our HOME team share their experiences during lockdown

We are currently providing care, comfort and support to more than 40 people each week, plus their families, in the place that they call home. Here, we meet two heath care assistants, Lorraine Lumley and Julia Harrison, working for our HOME service, to hear what it is like caring for people living with a terminal illness during …

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