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New look for popular Severn Hospice Midnight Walk

Severn Hospice has officially launched its Midnight Walks this week, revealing a new format for the popular sponsored walks.

This year’s walks will once again be open to ladies only but will feature a shorter 7km circular route for the first time instead of the usual 10km route.

The first walk is set to talk place at Telford College of Art and Technology on June 13 with a second walk planned for Shrewsbury Sports Village on July 11.

Following the cancelation of last year’s Midnight Walk in Telford due to a significant drop in participant numbers event organisers at the charity are hoping this year will be a great success.

Sarah Maythorne, fundraising events manager at Severn Hospice, said:

“We are delighted to announce that our Midnight Walks are back for another year. Following feedback from last year’s walk we have decided to revert back to a ladies-only format, having opened the event to men last year for our 25th anniversary, and we are shortening the route slightly so it will appeal to more women.

“Cancelling last year’s walk in Telford was a devastating blow for the hospice so we are hoping this year women from all over will once again step out in support of their local hospice.

“The walks may only be open to women over the age of 12 but men can still be involved by volunteering on the night. Without the support of over 200 hundred volunteers who give up their Saturday night to lend a hand we wouldn’t be able to hold such events.

“On the night of the Midnight Walks it is truly moving to see so many women come together to support their local hospice. Some ladies walk in memory of those who are no longer with us, some take part because they want to make a difference in their local community whilst others just want to enjoy a fun night out with friends.

“Every year thousands of women benefit from the specialist care provided by Severn Hospice either directly or because of the care given to someone they love. All of the care provided by Severn Hospice is free of charge; this is only possible thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the people of Shropshire and Mid Wales.”

Registration for the Midnight Walks is £10 and each lady taking part will be asked to raise as much sponsorship as they can.

For more information or to sign up for either Midnight Walk visit www.severnhospice.org.uk or call the Appeals team on 01952 221 351.





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My name is Matthew Peleszok and through 2015 I am undertaking a series of events to raise funds for a Hospice that is close to my family’s heart.

I am doing the following events in 2015 for the Severn Hospice:

1) Paris Marathon, 12 th April 2015. 26.2 Mile Run.

2) London Marathon, 26 th April 2015. 26.2 Mile Run.

3) Outlaw Half Distance Triathlon, 30 th May 2015. 1.2 Mile Swim, 56 Mile Bike Ride, 13.1 Mile Run.

4) Outlaw Long Distance Triathlon, 26 th July 2015. 2.4 Mile Swim, 112 Mile Bike Ride, 26.2 Mile Run.

5) Ride London, 2nd August 2015, 100 Mile Bike Ride.

6) Great North Run, 14 th September 2015, 13.1 Mile Run.

After losing my mother, father and grandfather over the last few years to Cancer, I am doing this series of events to raise funds to assist Severn Hospice (A Registered Charity No.512394). In my families time of need this Hospice gave amazing comfort to my family to ensure that we all managed the difficult time in comfort and peace.

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The money that I raise will go to the severn hospice and I will donate my hair to the little princess trust to be used to make wigs for children who have sadly lost their own hair through cancer treatment.

I am determined to raise as much money as possible because the severn hospice helped and supported my family in every way possible and took such great care of my fantastic dad whilst he was terminally ill with pancreatic cancer,he was only diagnosed in April and was in the hospice for 3 weeks before he sadly passed away aged just 48 and I would like to show all my appreciation for all that they did for him and my family ( I loved all the nurses as they were all so kind and thoughtful,they couldn’t do enough for me,my mum and younger sister,they are all actually amazing)

I would also like for them to be able to carry on with their outstanding work and to carry on helping patients and their families who are or have been in the same position as myself.

I will greatly appreciate all of your help and donations. Many many thanks.

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Current vacancies below:

Bank Catering Assistant

£7.68 per hour (excluding shift premia)

We are looking to recruit some additional casual staff to supplement our existing kitchen team

You will be called upon when there is a shortfall in staff. The role involves assisting in the preparation and service of meals as required. You will also wash up all used utensils, crockery and cutlery both manually and using the dishwasher.

You will need to have a current basic food hygiene certificate. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage

Job description available here: Catering Assistant

15 hours per week (2.5 days)

£7.45 per hour (weekend enhancements payable)

We are looking to recruit some additional staff to supplement our existing laundry team

You will assist the existing team to ensure that the Hospice s laundry service functions in an efficient manner and that there is always an adequate supply of clean linen available for immediate use, maintaining a high standard of cleanliness of both the linen and the facility at all times.

Closing date for completed applications is 19th September

Assistant Manager Llanidloes Shop

3 days (22.5 hours) per week including weekends

The postholder will work with the Shop Manager to achieve income expenditure budgets and generate maximum profits through the effective management of the shop and its team. They will ensure that the shop acts as a ‘community hub’ – source for hospice information (care, volunteers and appeals etc).

Closing date for completed applications 9th September. Interviews scheduled for 16th September

Hospice at Home Healthcare Assistant (fixed term contract to 31st May 2019)

£8.12 £9.71 per hour depending on experience

Nightshift, weekend and mileage allowances also payable

The Hospice at Home Service deploys nurses to spells of care throughout the day and night to patients who are deteriorating or experiencing a crisis in their illness where additional nursing care in the patient’s home could prevent hospital / hospice admission.

As we expand the service in Shropshire, we are looking for Healthcare Assistants who can demonstrate the ability to work alone and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. They will ensure effective liaison and communication with both the Hospice at Home Sister and key professionals involved in the patient’s care.

Individuals will need to be flexible both in terms of their approach to the variety of tasks they will need to undertake and in terms of working hours.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential in these roles.

Closing date for completed applications is 12th September

Catering Assistant 3 month fixed term contract, Shrewsbury site

25 hours per week (5 days)

The role involves assisting in the preparation and service of meals as required. You will also wash up all used utensils, crockery and cutlery both manually and using the dishwasher.

You will need to have a current basic food hygiene certificate. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage

Closing date for completed applications is 5th September 2016

Qualified RGN Level 1, Telford site

22 ½ hours per week (6 month contract)

£11.07 £14.30 per hour depending on experience

Working as part of a nursing team, you will play a key role in maintaining a high standard of patient care including support for the patients’ relatives. You will assist in the assessment of care needs as well as the provision and evaluation of individualised care programmes aimed at maximising patient comfort, safety and dignity while they are at the Hospice.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential in this role. A DBS Check will be required for these posts.

NHS pension continuity is available for current members

Closing date for completed applications is 10 th September

Bank Staff Nurse wards (Shrewsbury and Telford)

£12.29 per hour (excluding shift premia)

Bank Hours are worked by mutual agreement when the Hospice has a shortfall in the service.

Working alongside our experienced nursing staff, you will provide a key role in ensuring the holistic (physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual and social) needs of patients, their families and carers are met. You will assess patient needs, implementing and evaluating programmes of care to ensure the highest standards of care are maintained.

Hospice at Home Healthcare Assistants and Staff Nurses (bank)

The provision of nursing care will:-

  • Enable patients to remain at home when home is their preferred place of care/death.
  • Support the avoidance of unnecessary and unwanted admissions to hospital or hospice, particularly in the last few days of life.
  • Be an addition to other statutory and voluntary services, and any other groups or individuals involved in the care of the patient.

The Healthcare Assistants and Staff Nurses form part of a team, providing care and support to the patient within the home environment. They will ensure effective liaison and communication with both the Hospice at Home Coordinator and key professionals involved in the patient’s care.





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My name is Matthew Peleszok and through 2015 I am undertaking a series of events to raise funds for a Hospice that is close to my family’s heart.

I am doing the following events in 2015 for the Severn Hospice:

1) Paris Marathon, 12 th April 2015. 26.2 Mile Run.

2) London Marathon, 26 th April 2015. 26.2 Mile Run.

3) Outlaw Half Distance Triathlon, 30 th May 2015. 1.2 Mile Swim, 56 Mile Bike Ride, 13.1 Mile Run.

4) Outlaw Long Distance Triathlon, 26 th July 2015. 2.4 Mile Swim, 112 Mile Bike Ride, 26.2 Mile Run.

5) Ride London, 2nd August 2015, 100 Mile Bike Ride.

6) Great North Run, 14 th September 2015, 13.1 Mile Run.

After losing my mother, father and grandfather over the last few years to Cancer, I am doing this series of events to raise funds to assist Severn Hospice (A Registered Charity No.512394). In my families time of need this Hospice gave amazing comfort to my family to ensure that we all managed the difficult time in comfort and peace.

Please bid generously to help support this great hospice.

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– Our sit and play seat is designed to help support your growing baby sit safely and comfortably while they play
– Inflatable floor seat with interactive and detachable play panel, with a mirror, teethers and rattles
– Attachment loops allow toys to be added and changed, keeping baby stimulated
– Removable play panel allows baby to play with ease. Easy to inflate and deflate, so great for taking out and about

Other important details.

Age suitability: 6m+.
Size: H:31cm x W:72cm x D:16cm Approx.
Washcare: Cover machine washable at 40°C and inner tube is wipe clean only
Safety:
– Never use on elevated surfaces. Never leave your child unattended.
– KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE
– Never use on elevated surfaces e.g. tables, chairs or counter tops. Position the Sit Play on a level and stable surface. Do not use until your child can sit unaided. Do not use as a booster seat or car seat. Do not use in water. Do not transport the seat with baby inside. Do not place or position the seat near any item which could present a danger of suffocation or strangulation e.g. strings, blind/curtain cords or falling objects. Do not place the seat near strong heat sources or in direct sunlight. Avoid contact with sharp objects that might puncture. Do not place heavy or hot objects on the play panel. This product is a toy and must not be used as a support or restraint system or for any other purpose than supervised play. Adult assembly required.

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Seat to chain 17.5 inches
Back of Seat to handles 29 inches
Middle frame 22.5 inches
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Wheel 23.5 inches

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A visit to West Lodge gives you the opportunity to explore the whole farm, the livestock (animals) the woods, the fields, the streams and the machinery. Visitors can also handle the rabbits and guinea pigs in cuddle corner, take a pony ride, watch the very popular piglet race or play in the adventure playground

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Severn Hospice – An Inspiration

As a partner at Lanyon Bowdler, I recently visited the Severn Hospice to present them with some funds the firm had raised as part of our objective to assist local charities. The fundraising manager, Elodie Home, gave us a warm welcome and kindly provided a tour of the Hospice.

This visit changed my whole perception about hospices.

My work involves acting for patients who have been injured as a result of clinical negligence, and I would not hesitate now to recommend hospice care to my client’s, my family and friends.

3,500 daytime attendances each year

The Hospice provides specialist care and support, free of charge, to families across Shropshire and North Powys, who are living with an incurable illness. Severn Hospice employs 165 nurses, and four out of five of their patients are cared for by the nurses at home. There are over 3,500 daytime hospice attendances per year, and the average patient stay is 12 days. My earlier perception was that patients go to hospices to die, when they cannot be cared for at home.

The Hospice itself is attractive both inside and out without any of the clinical appearance, atmosphere, scents or pace of a hospital. Instead, the atmosphere is bright, comfortable and tranquil. The Hospice is surrounded by well stocked gardens with beautiful flowers and trees, even in mid autumn. There was no ‘municipal’ feel about the planting and I recognised some quite unusual perennial flowers. I was tempted to take a sneaky cutting but could imagine the headlines ‘Local Solicitor stealing plants from Hospice’ and thought better of it.

I discovered that the gardens are tended by an army of volunteers throughout the year, who are clearly talented gardeners as they have planted to ensure the garden gives pleasure throughout the seasons. I noted patients sitting in the gardens with their children playing around them, and I was informed that on sunny days, some of the patients are wheeled out in their beds to enjoy the warmth of the sunlight surrounded by nature.

Inside, I noticed many windows so the light and the gardens can be seen from within at most locations. There are stimulating pieces of art displayed. Most of them were clearly not just for decoration but drew the observer in encouraging contemplation.

Elodie demonstrated enthusiasm and knowledge about the mission of the Hospice and what was required to maintain. She introduced us to Paul Cronin, the Chief Executive and many of the clinical nurse specialists. Their empathy and dedication towards their patients was so impressive, and they all expressed their appreciation for our relatively small contribution, bearing in mind that the Hospice requires over £9 million a year to run. I understand the NHS provides a quarter of their funding, and the balance must be raised by other means.

A sanctuary for all

During my tour I also met the chaplain, Harry Edwards, who demonstrated such insight and compassion when he talked about offering comfort and solace to the patients and their families. He showed us the Sanctuary for prayer or contemplation, and which could also be used for services. It was full of light and was furnished simply but thoughtfully so that all patients would be welcome, whether they are secular or a member of a religion. My eyes were drawn to a beautiful sculpture which moved me because it so perfectly reflected the ethos of what the Hospice was trying to achieve for its patients.

Easy and private communication with your family will naturally be a priority for patients with an incurable illness, and I noticed many rooms and areas available to patients for this purpose, some of them equipped with popular toys for patients to interact with their young children or grandchildren. There were also swings in the garden and apparently homemade cakes and biscuits are provided every day for patients and their families to add to a welcoming atmosphere akin to a “home”.

A variety of activities

One aspect of the Hospice which impressed me the most, was that there was a clear appreciation by the staff that their patients were people who would all respond differently to what the hospice could provide for them, either functionally or emotionally. This was most reflected in the inspiring attitude of Merina Dawson who is a volunteer creative therapist. She showed us a number of arts and crafts she did with some of the patients, but she had a complete understanding of other patients who had no interest, or indeed ability, in taking part in these sorts of activities, and that the volunteers would then try and engage with them in something else. She informed us that regular quizzes were popular, which I can personally understand. Even just observing a quiz is fun and can bring out one’s competitive nature, providing an immediate lively distraction for a short while. Elodie, Harry and Merina all pointed out how important volunteers were and I can imagine how incredibly rewarding it must be to contribute one’s time at such a place.

The Severn Hospice has an impressive website and I note that they say “Our vision is a world where people are cared for at the end of their life as well as they were at the beginning ”. That is a tall order but after my visit, I was left in no doubt at all that every effort has been made in the development, management and day-to-day care that is provided.

I left the Hospice feeling personally inspired to do everything I personally could to support the charity. I was moved to write this blog, just to communicate how my visit to the Hospice changed my entire perception and to encourage people who are sadly diagnosed with an incurable illness not to feel frightened about the word “Hospice”, because it can offer you and your family so much. To those who are fortunate not to have an incurable illness, you could not donate your time or money to a more worthwhile cause.

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