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Hospice stories

The remarkable people who support us and those we welcome through our doors are all part of our community. This section is dedicated to their inspiring stories - who they are, why they support us and how our care has helped them and their loved ones through life's most difficult time.

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Tom's Story

“The counselling support I received from the Hospice was very important, and I am not sure I would be in the place that I am now without it."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Genevieve & Nicholas' story

"The Hospice supports not just the person receiving treatment but the whole family, that all-encompassing support is why we have chosen to leave gifts in our Will to the Hospice."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Drew's Story

"Whenever I walk around the lake at Bray now I feel a little bit of pride that I am contributing to such a worthy charity."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Roy's Story

“To sum up the Hospice, I can only say the way I have been treated is beyond excellent."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Angela's Story

“The Rehabilitation Centre at the new Hospice has been a life-saver for me."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

John's Story

"That first step, it was euphoric."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Doris' Story

“I can’t thank the Day Therapies Team enough; every single person is an angel."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Binda's Story

“I can’t say enough to praise the way they helped us and our father."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Sue's Story

“There is a very strong feeling that we really are all in this together."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Rick & Sally's Story

“The care is marvellous, everything you could wish for and more.”

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Graham & Jenny's Story

“It’s the love and affection above anything else that makes Thames Hospice so special.”

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Gina's Story

"Here you have dignity and respect of life."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Craig's Story

"Knowing that your loved one feels comfortable is so important."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Lisa's Story

“I can’t imagine what life would be like without Thames Hospice."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Selina & Gary's Story

"We've got this!"

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Ian's Story

“I count down the weeks until I can come to day therapy again."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Maggie's Story

"It’s the amazing care that gets you through this"

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Mo's Story

"The emotional support I received has helped me find hope again"

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Mary's Story

"Without the team I would have been lost"

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Katharina's Story

"If I walked a million miles, it wouldn’t be enough to thank the Hospice for all the care and support they gave my parents and to us as a family."

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Hatti's Story

"The Hospice was like a home from home"

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Mark's Story

"You were a little shining light at a dark time"

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Russell's Story

“If I hadn’t come here, I wouldn’t be alive”

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