Spring Reflection

A Spring Reflection - by Miia I don’t know about you, but each year I make New Year’s Resolutions, and by this time of year I tend to have lost my way with most of them! But I was thinking as I walked my dog in the woods this morning, that spring is a wonderful...

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Have you got a death plan?

Sadly, both my mum and my grandma died during the coronavirus pandemic. Both deaths were expected. My grandma was almost 94 and had been in hospital with covid-19, but did recover enough to come home for her last week or two. My mum had been diagnosed with bowel...

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Two of our staff took part in the first Wholelife course before Christmas, challenging them to eat a plant based diet for 28 days to see what effect it had on their health.  This course was introduced following the success of the plant based challenge in early 2020....

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We are recruiting!

We are looking for a Hospital Link Worker to join our team. Based at Dawlish Hospital, the Hospital Link Worker meets in-patients on the ward to work with them to make their stay and discharge as smooth as possible.  This is an important and rewarding role which can...

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"I moved to Shaldon and didn't really know anyone. I read about Volunteering in Health in the local paper and thought it would be a good way to meet new people as well as getting involved with and helping my new community. I was right!"

Pauline, Trim Teign Project

"After retiring I wanted to be able to give something back to the community. I really enjoy getting to know all the clients and I'm glad to be able to support them with getting to their appointments safely."

Pete, Volunteer Driver

"I often travel to London to visit my family so I needed a voluntary opportunity that was really flexible. Sue and I have now become great friends and we have a lovely time together."

Basia, Volunteer Befriender

"My befriender is an incredible lady and has made such a happy difference to my life. She has not only become a dear friend but she is also my music teacher (piano) and scrabble partner (she always wins!) and above all she is always consistent and cheery!"


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