Monthly Archives: December 2016

Hospice social worker achieves 50th Blood donation

Visit www.welsh-blood.org.uk for information regarding times and venues of your local blood donation clinic or for more information on becoming a donor.

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Christmas Appeal 2016

Caring for patients on Christmas Day won’t be anything new for the Hospice of the Valleys’ senior clinical nurse specialist Louise Jones.

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Byw Nawr – Live Now

  Our Social Worker Jonathan Pearce and current Social Work Student Donna Hughes recently attended the Byw Nawr Event in Cardiff Bay. Recognising the importance of having “the big conversation” with each other. Please follow the link for more information. http://www.dyingmatters.org/wales

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Challenge Project featured in Alzheimer’s Society Magazine

We launched our Challenge Project in 2014, in partnership with Alzheimer’s Society to improve support for people living with dementia in Blaenau Gwent.    After two years an evaluation by Marie Curie found that the project has had a great influence on access to services, referral procedures and information for carers across Blaenau Gwent and we…

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Hospice of the Valleys on S4C

Hospice of the Valleys will feature on S4C’s Prynhawn Da programme tomorrow, Wednesday 7th December 2017. You can tune in to see Jane Cuppleditch talk to the Prynhawn Da team about the Hospice and how viewers can support us in the run up to Christmas, as well as throughout the year.

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Lavender Aromatherapy Oil

As we’re just into December we would like to share our recommended aromatherapy ‘Oil of the Month’ as Lavender. Our qualified Aromatherapists here at HOV use the purest essential oils to boost your wellbeing, help support stress management and provide other supportive health benefits. This month we celebrate Lavender for it’s amazing calming aroma.

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