Archive: Professionals

Mountain Challenge

Well done to the Level 1 and 2 plumbers and Level 2 electricians from Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone who recently raised £487.50 for Hospice of the Valleys!

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London Marathon Success

Two Hospice of the Valleys supporters completed the London Marathon recently, raising thousands of pounds for our charity.

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Breath-Body-Mind Integration

Today during our Dementia Services group we explored working with Breath-Body-Mind, to enhance feelings of calm, relaxation and overall well-being.

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Byron Hayward raises over £700 in ‘Dry January’

A big well done to former Welsh rugby international Byron Hayward, who kicked alcohol into touch all through January to raise money for the Hospice!

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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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