Pilgrims Hospices care team steps up for Pilgrims Way Challenge fundraiser
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by Shirley Clark
2d ago
The compassionate nurses and caregivers of Pilgrims Hospices are lacing up their trainers and gearing up for a remarkable endeavour — the Pilgrims Way Challenge. On Saturday, June 15, 2024, they will embark on a journey across east Kent, joining hundreds of supporters in a fundraising effort that promises not only to be physically demanding yet also incredibly rewarding. A team comprising 9 nurses and carers is taking on the 25-kilometer route that will traverse the picturesque route from Canterbury to Wye. Their presence among the throngs of supporters is a testament to their deep appreciatio ..read more
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Pilgrims Hospices care team steps up for Pilgrim Way Challenge fundraiser
Pilgrims Hospices
by Shirley Clark
5d ago
The compassionate nurses and caregivers of Pilgrims Hospices are lacing up their trainers and gearing up for a remarkable endeavour — the Pilgrim Way Challenge. On Saturday, June 15, 2024, they will embark on a journey across east Kent, joining hundreds of supporters in a fundraising effort that promises not only to be physically demanding yet also incredibly rewarding. A team comprising 9 nurses and carers is taking on the 25-kilometer route that will traverse the picturesque route from Canterbury to Wye. Their presence among the throngs of supporters is a testament to their deep appreciation ..read more
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Spring was in the air for the Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge on Bank Holiday Sunday!
Pilgrims Hospices
by Shirley Clark
1w ago
More than 1,000 cyclists enjoyed a beautiful sunny Bank Holiday Sunday exploring the stunning Kent countryside at the 14th annual Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge. Riders of all abilities took part, collectively cycling more than 73,360 miles, the equivalent of cycling around the equator three times. to support the skilled and compassionate end-of-life care the charity provides across east Kent. So far, this year’s event has raised £116,000; with indications that the total could reach as much as £120,000 for Pilgrims, once all donations and Gift Aid are finalised. Individuals, families, frien ..read more
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Music and Media sale to rock Canterbury in support of Pilgrims Hospices
Pilgrims Hospices
by Shirley Clark
1w ago
Get ready to groove and give back! Pilgrims Hospices is thrilled to announce its upcoming Music and Media Sale on Saturday, May 18th, at St. Peter’s Church Hall,  St. Peter’s Street in Canterbury. This one-of-a-kind extravaganza promises an unparalleled collection of 100,000 CDs, vinyl records, DVDs, books, and media-related merchandise, all available at rock-bottom prices starting as low as 50p. Music enthusiasts and media lovers alike are invited to delve into a treasure trove of sonic delights. With an impressive line-up spanning from the iconic Rolling Stones and Beatles to the timele ..read more
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Remembering Tony: A lifetime of love, laughter, and sunflowers.
Pilgrims Hospices
by Shirley Clark
1w ago
An adoring father and grandfather, my husband Tony was such a wonderful man. We met just a few days after my 18th birthday and had the typical meeting outside of the school gates. From daydreaming and scribbling ‘Tony 4 Me’ and ‘I heart Tony’ all over my school books, we would then go on to spend a very happy 50 years together. Although I best believe that our wedding had to be arranged around the fishing season with Tony being such a mad fisherman. Tony’s illness was such an overwhelming and difficult time, but he fought it with such positivity, humour and determination. In the beginning, he ..read more
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Remembering Tony: A lifetime of love, laughter, and sunflowers.
Pilgrims Hospices
by Shirley Clark
1w ago
An adoring father and grandfather, my husband Tony was such a wonderful man. We met just a few days after my 18th birthday and had the typical meeting outside of the school gates. From daydreaming and scribbling ‘Tony 4 Me’ and ‘I heart Tony’ all over my school books, we would then go on to spend a very happy 50 years together. Although I best believe that our wedding had to be arranged around the fishing season with Tony being such a mad fisherman. Tony’s illness was such an overwhelming and difficult time, but he fought it with such positivity, humour and determination. In the beginning, he ..read more
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Celebrating excellence in patient care with I Want Great Care recognition!
Pilgrims Hospices
by Shirley Clark
2w ago
Pilgrims Hospices has achieved significant recognition for outstanding services through the I Want Great Care (IWGC) platform. Winning ten awards is no small feat! The integration of IWGC into our  feedback collection processes has been instrumental in gathering valuable insights from patients across various care teams. It’s impressive to see the dedication to continually improving our methods of collecting data and implementing new ideas based on patient feedback. This commitment to patient-centric care is commendable and likely contributes to the positive experiences reported by patient ..read more
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Pilgrims Hospices leads conversations on death and dying ahead of Dying Matters Week 2024
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by Lora Christy
3w ago
As Dying Matters Week approaches from May 6–12, 2024, Pilgrims Hospices gears up to lead conversations on #TheWayWeTalkAboutDyingMatters. This annual event aims to empower people to engage in honest conversations about death and dying with healthcare professionals, family, and friends. This year, Pilgrims Hospices is taking a proactive stance by bringing discussions to the forefront. Through the use of chalkboards, the charity will facilitate the ‘Before I Die’ conversations in key locations in Canterbury and Thanet. These conversations will focus on addressing fears and worries surrounding de ..read more
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Cycling for a cause: Honouring memories, creating legacies
Pilgrims Hospices
by Lora Christy
1M ago
Join us on Sunday, May 5 2024, for the Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge, where we’ll come together not just as cyclists, but as a community united in the spirit of love, remembrance, and supporters for those in need. Team Cynthia and Steven consists of Katie Li, the daughter of Cynthia and Steven, along with Raymond, Nick, Tim and Mark, who are taking part in loving memory of Cynthia (1961-2017), Steven (1952-2023) and loved ones. Katie with her friend, Ellen, and her siblings Amy, Ray and Cindy, cycling 50-miles in 2019 In 2019, Team Cynthia embarked on their first fundraising cycling journe ..read more
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Embracing eco-friendliness: Pilgrims Hospices volunteer Christine’s heart-warming initiatives at St. Dunstan’s Church
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by Lora Christy
1M ago
Nestled in the heart of Canterbury, former nurse and retired residential care home manager, Christine Todd shines as a beacon of eco-consciousness and community warmth. As an active member of the Mother’s Union at St. Dunstan’s Church and a dedicated volunteer at Pilgrims Hospices’ St. Dunstan’s shop, Christine’s efforts reflect a deep commitment to sustainability and caring for others. At the forefront of Christine’s work is the School Uniform Sale, a monthly event crafted with care and passion. Held at St. Dunstan’s Church Hall on the first Saturday of each month, this initiative goes beyond ..read more
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