The difference we make together

Just some of the unique stories and experiences from those who have been touched by our work.

How our care and support has made a difference to local families

Each year we help thousands of local people to live life their way, and our personalised care and support focuses on what matters most to the individuals using our services. Here, we share just some of the unique stories and experiences from those who have been touched by our work.

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Ian's story

"Saint Michael's Hospice and Just ‘B’ have picked us all up and wrapped their arms around us in a collective hug."

Husband and dad, Ian, explains the difference support from Saint Michael’s Motor Neurone Disease clinical nurse specialist, Kate Adams, has made to his life and that of his family

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Anne's story

"I will never forget that wonderful team. I was able to let go of my role as a carer, entrusting Dora to their care meant that I could be her friend again."

Anne Boland shares her experience of Saint Michael’s HOME service care, following the death of her best friend and former hospice care movement colleague, Dora

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Marianne's story

"I felt they were caring for me in the same special and thoughtful way they had cared for Paul."

Proud father and family man Paul Williams was cared for at Saint Michael’s before his death in January 2020. Here, his wife Marianne explains how the support offered by Saint Michael’s helped them plan Paul’s end of life care, and to make the most of the time they had together.

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Rosie's story

"I was impressed by the dedication, professionalism and support which is provided."

After the death of Rosie Williams’s beloved dad Paul in January, the family were offered support from Saint Michael's specialist bereavement service, Just ‘B’, to help them manage their grief. Here, Paul’s wife Marianne, and Rosie, aged 8, give their thoughts on how Just ‘B’ was able to give support throughout lockdown.

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