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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 music, words and even silence. During the festive period Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw will be providing you with the opportunity to remember a loved one.

Our annual Light Up a Life services provide support, comfort and compassion to thousands of people and we will continue to do this for many years to come. To celebrate 50 years of hospice care in the UK there will be a golden theme at each event this year.

During November and December, the hospice would like to invite the community to three special events at Carlisle Cathedral, Penrith Methodist Church and in the hospice grounds.

Each Light Up a Life service is unique. They all provide you with time to reflect in music and words whilst remembering and celebrating the lives of loved ones.

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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...

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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...

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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 bath in our Adult In-Patient Unit is very old and no longer manufactured. Although it has been very well cared for it is well past it’s life expectancy and replacement parts are no longer available.

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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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Pom Pom World Record Attempt

01 Nov 2015 Type: Article

To celebrate our 25th Anniversary we would like to invite you all to PomBomb for Eden Valley Hospice. ...

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Volunteering and gifts for local hospice

03 Nov 2015 Type: Article

During October a group of volunteers from Oakwood Merchandising maintained the hospice grounds and donated a range of gifts to a Carlisle based charity. ...

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