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3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Cambridges spend hour at kid's hospice

The Duchess of Cambridge has called Sydney's Bear Cottage children's hospice an "inspirational haven" as a part of an uplifting visit by the royal couple to the centre at Manly on Sydney's northern beaches.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC News

Royals to visit Bear Cottage children's hospice

The Royal couple will spend the third day of their Australian tour in Sydney, visiting The Royal Easter Show and the Bear Cottage children's hospice in Manly.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Australia, Travel, World News, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, New South Wales, Australia Travel, Family, Kids

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Making the Best Decision About Your Living Will

The goal of this meeting was to inform the community on how to make the best decisions about their living wills and power of attorney.

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NEWS.com.au

Royals to visit Easter Show

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will join thousands of Australians at the Royal Easter show, though it's not known if they'll have a chance to taste a Dagwood dog.

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Worcester News

Pupils raise money for Channel challenge

A parent who will swim the Channel has been given a fundraising boost by children at Perry Wood Primary and Nursery School .

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

New shop to give hospice a fundraising boost

Manager Steph Cox outside the new Primrose Hospice shop. Buy photo RMM171401b from redditchadvetiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01527 889027 The Bromsgrove-based care centre recently launched a furniture shop and donation centre in Redditch with help from property agents John Truslove.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom,

BBC News

Monastery A 2m hospice funding boost

A charity's plans to build a A 2m hospice has moved a step closer after getting a A 500,000 lottery boost.

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Western Gazette

92 year old daredevil to officially re-open Forest Holme Hospice

Forest Holme Hospice in Poole is to be officially re-opened by a truly remarkable member of the local community next Wednesday 23rd April at 4pm, following a A 1m complete refurbishment.

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Journal Gazette

Assuring a continuity of care

One of the first things that comes up when we initially meet with a patient and their family to discuss Visiting Nurse services is the individual plan of care.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

McKnightsonline.com

Asking about end-of-life care when patients can engage

It's a scene at plays out all too often in hospitals across the United States. A stroke leaves a frail senior incapacitated, lying in a hospital bed.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Atherton, Jack, Khadime, Lonsdale and More In GIGGIN4GOOD: When You Wish upon a Star, May 18

As the name Disney has always been considered synonymous with entertainment that provides joy and happiness for children with its family-oriented movies and musical theatre stage shows, it is perhaps fitting that the upcoming Giggin4Good concert to raise money for Great Ormond Street Children's hospital should present a show with a Disney theme.

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Truro Daily News

Hospice Society to launch spring fundraising campaign

The Colchester East Hants Hospice, in partnership with select Sobeys and Foodland stores, is holding the Food from the Heart program starting Apr. 16 and running until Apr. 30. Participating Sobeys and Foodland stores throughout Colchester East Hants will be appealing to customers to make a $2 donation to the Hospice Food from the Heart Program.

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South Wales Argus

Newport brothers take on Brecon Beacons for hospice

Chris Trew and his brother Nick are walking over 100 miles summiting 32 mountains across the Brecon Bracons to raise money for St David's Hospice Nick and Chris Trew, who are originally from Nash, will walk over 32 mountains in the Brecon Beacons in eight days, starting on Friday, May 23. The challenge will be 115 miles long.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Powys County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales

BroadwayWorld.com

CSU Institute for Palliative Care Offers Complimentary 'Caregiver's Handbook' eBook

Wednesday, April 16 th is National Healthcare Decisions Day and the California State University Institute for Palliative Care in conjunction with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Aging & Independence Services, and Caregiver Coalition of San Diego are making the Caregiver's Handbook available at no charge on the Institute's ... (more)

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Erwin G. Derouchie

MASSENA: Erwin G. Derouchie, 70, of Elizabeth Ave. passed away on April 14, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family and the care of Hospice.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Medicine, Helena, NY, Rochester, NY

Examiner.com

Over 200 health professionals gather to improve palliative care in California

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California hosted a two-day conference in Newport Beach, California April 10 and 11, 2014 entitled Exploring New Horizons for Palliative Care .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Newport Beach, CA, Nursing, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Grief support and education group

MedWest Haywood Hospice and Palliative Care is happy to invite you to participate in an 8 week bereavement education/support group to be held at Junaluska Baptist Church on Thursdays, starting February 27th and ending April 17th.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Clyde, NC

SBWire

American Holistic Nurses Association Hosts Laraine Pounds Workshop on ...

The American Holistic Nurses Association will be hosting a presentation entitled "Integrative Aromatherapya for Palliative Care," on Sunday June 8, 2014 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at its 34th annual conference in Portland, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Downtown (Portland, OR), Aromatherapy, Boulder, CO

Midweek Herald

Hospiscare appeal nears A 30k mark

Eddie Pescud president of Honiton and district Lions club at the big breakfast in Offwell village hall.

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News Shopper

FEATURE: Life-affirming work at an Eltham hospice ahead of 5th birthday

Children giggling during hide-and-seek and whipping up chocolate crispy cakes was not quite what I expected at an Eltham hospice.

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