Clinical Hospice Colleagues work together with Cambridge Care Homes

As we approach Dying Matters Awareness Week, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Palliative Care Needs Rounds and Palliative Care Hub, Katherine Goller explains more about a research study she has been involved with:   ‘Palliative Care Needs Rounds’ is the name of a year-long research study involving the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, which began in July … Continued

Our Charity’s new Long-term Strategy Plan

As a Charity we are more than aware that a forward-looking strategy is important because clarity of purpose and direction is key to a thriving organisation. In early 2021, trustees, volunteers and colleagues, led by our CEO, Sharon Allen, began work to develop our new long-term strategy, starting from April 2022, to include what we … Continued

Bistro Buddies … ‘Something to look forward to’

Sue giggles, “We take the mickey out of each other”, Peter agrees, “but not on camera!” This lovely video shows two friends talking about how they met at the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity Bereavement Group and the importance of the union. Four years ago Peter explains: “I was ‘chasing my tail- running away from what … Continued

The Hospice is here for young people needing our support too

Kristie Foreman, Young Person’s Transition Coordinator, whose role sits across Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice, Arthur Rank Hospice Charity and East Anglia Children’s Hospices (EACH)  as part of an ongoing partnership, designed to support young people with life limiting illness in their transition to adult hospice services before they reach 18 years old. Kristie also liaises … Continued

10 FUNdraising Activities to try during the Easter Holidays

Introducing guest writer Olivia Wood Olivia is a freelance writer who specialises in non-profit, and healthcare industries, based in the South West of England. She is an avid book-reader and coffee lover who obtained her love for writing from studying English Literature at university in Bristol. Olivia kindly shared this article with us to “encourage … Continued

A close ‘knit’ group celebrate 5 years together

The ‘Knits of the Round Table’ celebrated their 5th birthday with tea and a special cake in the Bistro this week. Two further members attended on Zoom, one of whom was Alice, who has been with the group since the start. There was also a message from a former member who moved out of the … Continued

You’ve got to be in it to ……taste it!

So far our Bistro team have shared our recipes for Fruits of the Forest Brownies, Chocolate Berry Marble Cake and our Chocolate Biscuit Cake and we think it’s only fair to include the very popular Millionaire Shortbread too. So get your apron on and baking tray ready! Millionaire Shortbread The Shortbread Ingredients: 170g Butter 75g Caster … Continued