Sue Ryder
Sue Ryder provides incredible care for people with life-changing illness. Whether it’s bringing comfort to someone’s final days or enabling them to make the most of their life, we are here for them and their loved ones. We do this in our hospices, in our neurological care centres, in the community and in people’s homes across the country. Our work also goes beyond the UK, Sue Ryder also supports the delivery of specialised health and social care in areas of Eastern Europe and Southern Africa. Our hospices include: Manorlands Hospice near Keighley, Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds, St Johns in Bedfordshire, Thorpe Hall in Peterborough, Nettlebed in Henley-on-Thames, Duchess of Kent House in Reading and Leckhamton Court Hospice in Cheltenham.
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40 Love Abseil's fundraising page

Kelly Williams

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As you all know, Mum and Dad passed away last year at Sue Ryder. From the the very beginning of their care, until now when I just pop up there for comfort and a chat, they have been outstanding. 

Last year I did the Ball, but this year myself and David have decided to push our boundaries. We haven't decided whether that is because we are getting old, or just going crazy!!!

We have listed below where your donations go to, to give you an idea of the huge costs Sue Ryder have on a daily basis.

£5 could provide a memory box for a bereaved child. They can store sentimental trinkets inside to help them cope with their loss.
£6 could pay for a box of acupuncture needles used by our complementary therapists to soothe a patient when they’re struggling to relax.
£12 could pay for four hand-held fans so patients can self-manage breathlessness caused by some cancer treatments.
£16 could pay for one hour of incredible care to support people to live the fullest life possible.
£18 is the average value of a bag of donated items sold in our shops.
£20 could pay for our online community to be run for an hour, providing information and peer support for those who have lost a loved one.
£23 could pay for an hour of befriending. Befrienders are there to talk, listen or simply sit beside someone who is feeling lonely.
£35 could provide one complementary therapy session, such as massage, aromatherapy or reiki, helping our patients to feel calm and looked after.
£40 could buy a TENS machine, a non-drug treatment to help patients control pain.
£50 could provide one session of bereavement counselling for someone struggling to cope with the loss of a loved one.
£50 could pay for an advice session for families. Our family support teams offer advice on everything from financial worries to future care.
£70 could pay for a nurse’s uniform.
£100 could pay for a visit from our clinical nurse specialists. They work closely with families, GPs and community teams to ensure patients receive expert care personalised to their needs.
£100 could pay for a hospice nurse for a day.
£150 could ensure a Hospice at Home nurse has a mobile working bag with all the kit they need to care for someone out in the community.
£340 is the average cost to run one of our family support teams for a day, offering practical and emotional support at a difficult time.
£500 could pay for a bed for a day of inpatient care for a hospice patient.
£1,000 could pay for a syringe driver to give constant relief for patients.
£2,500 could buy a pressure-relieving mattress to ensure patients are as comfortable as possible when movement is limited.
£3,000 could buy a specialist bed to ensure patients have as much comfort and support as possible.
£8000 Pays for Nettleebd Hospice for a Day 
Thank you so much for looking at the page, and see you on the day x x x
p.s don't forget to gift aid

Recent donors

22.05.17 Well done David Tate and co, a very worthy cause close to our hearts too xx

01.05.17 Well done both of you! Such a good cause. Mags

01.05.17 Well done Kelly Williams. That was a huge achievement and another goal crossed off your list. May you inspire many x

29.04.17 Well done Kelly aka Super Woman! x

29.04.17 Good luck Kelly!

28.04.17 Good luck DT. We want to see the movie.

28.04.17 Good Luck!!

27.04.17 Good luck DT! A very worthy cause that is very close to my heart. Jen x

27.04.17 Brilliant fund raising Kelly. Wishing you a fabulous time and hoping you enjoy the thrill of abseiling. Xxxxxxx

21.04.17 Good luck to you both Pam Pilling

21.04.17 Best of luck David. A really wonderful cause.

12.04.17 Good luck!!


10.04.17 Good cause guys. I remember how good they were with my mum too. Gary and Jan Broley


09.04.17 Well done David. Great cause.

08.04.17 Go smash it you 2! Your mum and dad would be so proud of everything you're doing kelly and I am honoured to have you as a friend! David, I know how special you are to kelly, Kay and steve would be so happy that she has you and Andrea in her life. Xxxxx

06.04.17 Go DT, well done u love JT x

04.04.17 Wishing you all the very best. What a great cause.

03.04.17 Such an important service to support - good luck with the descent!

03.04.17 Hi David, A great initiative! All the best ABSEILING DOWN THE TOWER OF DORCHESTER ABBEY.................something a little different. Wishing you all good things on the 29th Paul

03.04.17 Hope you enjoy it. John

03.04.17 Good luck David!

03.04.17 Hold on tight David. You don't want to fall off!

01.04.17 Good luck DT


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Mandy Blunden
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