Everyone at St Peter & St James Hospice is committed to ensuring our patients enjoy quality time with those they care about; special moments that will become tomorrow’s memories.
For eight years, I’ve worked on the Inpatient Unit and have seen the incredible care that we deliver, both as a Nurse, and as a relative of a patient, my lovely father-in-law.
For Victoria, Nick and their babies, creating a special last Christmas, shared with friends and family, was vital.
Nick had been diagnosed with a brain tumour at just 29 and following the birth of their twin daughters, the whole family had one Christmas all together. The following year Nick sadly died.
We supported the family throughout their journey. We were on hand to talk, to help answer the tough questions he had about end of life. And, for his wife and parents, spent time empowering them so that they could make memories of being together in the time they had left.
You can read more about Nick and Victoria’s story below.
With no limit on the number of visitors, and no restriction on time spent together, family pets welcomed and the beautiful backdrop of the stunning Sussex downs from each bedroom window, this Christmas families will spend valuable time together, enjoying precious moments and creating lasting memories.
I will be here at the Hospice on Christmas day, looking after patients and their families, ensuring your kindness is put to work, while in the community, our Nurse teams will be spreading the Christmas magic to the homes of those they visit, supporting families to enjoy and celebrate the festive season together.
On behalf of the patients, staff and volunteers at St Peter & St James Hospice this Christmas, thank you for making a difference today.
Faye, Registered Nurse