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Hospice – A place to be pampered

Sitting back in a recliner on a sunny afternoon, with magazines and a cup of…

Nelson Tasman Hospice CEO resigns

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Regular donations huge help

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Spring 2020 newsletter

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Bereavement Support Group at Nelson Tasman Hospice

Tuesdays 16, 23, 30 March and 6 April, 10.30am-noon

Opportunity for bereaved people to meet in a caring, supportive group. For more information or to enrol, text or phone Sharon (Bereavement Support Coordinator) on 027 262 2599.

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How does Nelson Tasman Hospice provide culturally sensitive, individual, palliative care to all people in the Nelson Tasman region with a life-limiting illness? Through research and consultation with local communities, and with the help of volunteers like Anna Mae Angeles. With a background in the corporate sector, Anna Mae started volunteering at Nelson Tasman Hospice in July 2020, helping with administration. Now she is helping the clinical team in collating research for health workers on how to care for patients from different cultures. This includes reaching out to local networks of migrant communities to find out what the current acceptable practice is in different cultures for end-of-life journeys.“It provides me that sense of being able to do something meaningful. We think we’re giving back but actually, we get more. It’s the feeling of being fulfilled, the sense that you’re able to be at peace, that you’ve done your part in making this world a better place,” says Anna Mae.Originally from the Philippines, Anna Mae and her Jim (who volunteers with the garden team) both enjoy volunteering at Hospice because they’ve been able to meet new people in the community.Thank you to Anna Mae and Jim for volunteering with Nelson Tasman Hospice, which helps extend the reach of work done by Nelson Tasman Hospice.If you would like to volunteer a few hours a week with Nelson Tasman Hospice please contact volunteer Programme Manager, Krisca Gould on 03 546 3912 or [email protected]#HospiceCare#nelsontasmanhospice #HospiceVolunteer ... See MoreSee Less
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Rural Women St Arnaud have generously donated $800 to Hospice as a result of their Christmas Market and Photo Exhibition Competition held last December at the Lake Rotoiti Community Hall. It was a great family event and the photography entries were exceptional. Craig Potton who was one of the guest judges spoke eloquently about the photographs. Thanks so very much to everyone involved.#hospicecare #nelsontasmanhospice ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to the children from the Wakefield Kea Scouts who made those colourful cards and flowers for patients receiving care at the inpatient unit. They are so colourful and full of love and will certainly bring a smile to patients and their family and whānau visiting. #hospicecare #nelsontasmanhospice ... See MoreSee Less
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UPDATE: Unfortunately the volunteer expo is no longer taking place this weekend due to alert level changes. However, if you wish to volunteer with Nelson Tasman Hospice please contact Volunteer Programme Manager Krisca Gould on 03 546 3912 or [email protected]We urgently need garden volunteers and equipment cleaners, as well as the positions listed below:1. Hospice Shops Motueka Equipment cleaner: 1 – 2 hours a week; clean medical equipment like wheelchairs, support beds, etc. that are loaned out to the community for use at home. Truck team: We are looking for volunteers who can lift, load, and unload furniture and other large items that arrive at the shops. Shop volunteers: Motueka, Takaka, Richmond - various shifts.Richmond donation receivers - various shifts.Trade Me/Computer Volunteer - Collector knowledge, computer skills, and ability to take digital pictures. One day a week or 4 hours a week. 3. Relief Raffle Volunteers Relief volunteers: Nelson, Stoke, Richmond to assist occasionally. You would fill in for the location closest to you unless you are willing to travel across the Nelson area. 4. Nelson Tasman Hospice Inpatient Care Unit Inpatient Care Unit Volunteers: Sunday AM. Volunteers to assist with patients while in our inpatient care unit. 5. Nelson Tasman Hospice Equipment Delivery Volunteers to help deliver and install needed equipment to patient homes in the community. Average of 1-2 days a fortnight, Monday to Friday. ... See MoreSee Less
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