Hospice Care Week - Day 1

Martin House Children's Hospice 2

7:03am 7th October 2013
(Updated 7:55pm 7th October 2013)

 

Hospice Care Week is held every year to help change perceptions of hospices as sad places where people just go to die.

This year, Saint Michael's Hospice in Harrogate and Martin House Children's Hospice near Wetherby are highlighting the growing need for care.

Stray FM has been finding out how they help seriously ill adults and children to live well until they die and how their families are supported.

Today we hear from Sheila O'Leary who is Director of Care at Martin House:

 

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