East Anglia's Children's Hospices
EACH Charity & the Nook Appeal
East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH Charity) are an East Anglian based charity. Set up to support children and young people with life-threatening conditions and terminal illnesses. Throughout Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex & Cambridgeshire EACH Charity offer specialist nursing care, symptom management support, short breaks, wellbeing activities, therapies and counselling. Each child in receipt of care and support from the hospices gets individual support to suit not only their own needs but also that of the whole family.
EACH provides the following services
- Care at end of life
- Specialist symptom management support and advice
- Day care and overnight breaks,including accommodation for families
- Emotional and wellbeing support, including counselling, art therapy and music therapy
- Occupational therapy and physiotherapy, including hydrotherapy
- Specialist play
- Family events
- Support groups
- Spiritual care and more
The Nook Appeal
East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices are due to leave their current site in south Norfolk despite it being situated in a picturesque and peaceful country estate. The listed red-brick building has been home to Norfolk’s only children’s hospice for more than 23 years.
Upon entering the building it becomes apparent that the EACH Charity have outgrown their current home in Quidenham. However, the prospect of a £10m purpose-built hospice at Framingham Earl is one that excites staff, which would be bigger and provide services that Quidenham is not able to provide.
With a £10,000 goal, we at i4 Recruitment have plenty to do over the course of the next 12 months. Where most would see this as work, we see it as an excuse to get out of the office and try something new. Bake sale you say? Just kidding, we’ll be doing parachute jumps, abseiling, long distance cycling, Norwich City football tickets, getting stuck in at the Lord Mayor’s Procession in Norwich and much more.
You can keep track of everything we do with EACH Charity via our blog and the links below. Fancy getting involved? Just get in touch, we’d love for more to take part and contribute towards this great cause.
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