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Light Up a Life 2017

Type: Campaign

Remember someone special this festive time. A personalised bauble on a Christmas tree, a glowing tea light in the hospice gardens and the opportunity to reflect in...

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Lake of Lights

Type: Campaign

Last year thousands of people joined the hospice at our first Memorial Event at Talkin Tarn. We hope you can join us this year. Attending Lake of...

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Sponsor a Nurse

Type: Campaign

All our nurses have a passion for hospice care. Our specialist skills aim to meet local patients and families' varying needs at a vulnerable time.


Nursing staff see it as an absolute privilege to be allowed into their lives at this point in order to provide compassion, comfort and a safe haven.

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Bathing Lifter

Type: Wishlist

Having this bathing lifter will be incredibly useful for helping our patients in and out of the bath, in a safe and dignified way.


Along with getting a new bath for the Adult In-Patient Unit, we are looking to acquire one of these bathing lifters. Such a piece of equipment will be a great help to our nurses and healthcare assistants, assiting them in lifting, transferring and bathing patients who need help.

Like the new bath we hope to be able to fund, this lifter will help our patients immensely. Many people who come to stay at the hospice are unable to take a bath in their own homes due to various reasons, and the ability to offer a safe, relaxing and accessible bath can mean an awful lot.

For more info please take a look at the manufacturer's website here.

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Bath

Type: Wishlist

The nurses and health care assistants on the Adult Unit would like a new bath for patients to use during their stay at the Hospice. The current...

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Syringe Drivers

Type: Wishlist

The nurses on our Adult In-Patient Unit are in need of some syringe drivers, to provide effective symptom management to patients and enhance their quality of life. Specifically, we...

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Rise and Recline Chairs

Type: Wishlist

We would like some pressure relief rise and recline chairs for use in the patient rooms and the Day Hospice. For the comfort of our patients we...

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Connecting with the local community is important for local hospice

07 Oct 2015 Type: Article

During October Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice will be celebrating Hospice Care Week by promoting the range of ways the hospice connects with...

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Connecting with patients and carers is at the heart of a local hospice

08 Oct 2015 Type: Article

During October Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice will be celebrating Hospice Care week by promoting the range of ways the children’s hospice connects...

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Mayor and Mayoress of Carlisle visit local hospice

15 Oct 2015 Type: Article

The Mayor and Mayoress of Carlisle, Steve and Maureen Layden, have visited a local hospice to see the care and support provided to local adults and...

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Hospice fundraisers prepare for muddy challenge

16 Oct 2015 Type: Article

‘The Mangle’, the ‘Tunnel of Mud’ Triple by pass’, this weekend a team of fundraisers from Penrith Building Society will take on the ultimate test of...

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