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Following guidance from Government St Rocco’s has reviewed the In Patient Unit Visiting Processes.
We are continuing to balance keeping all people as safe as possible and supporting social contact of loved ones during the
ongoing restriction of Covid 19 pandemic. Any patient who is at end of life will be allowed named visitors and time of visiting will be agreed with the family.
Our lottery collectors are no longer calling on our lottery players to collect their subscriptions.
If you have not had a collection this week, please send us a cheque for the number of weeks you wish to be include (please send to Lottery, St Rocco's Hospice, Lockton Lane, Bewsey, Warrington) or sign up to direct debit to continue to be part of the draw.
Sadly, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel all of our fundraising events until September. This includes the Starlight Ladies Walk, March to the Match, Dragonboat Racing and Golf Day. If you have signed up for one of these events, you will be contacted shortly by our supporter care team. If you have any questions please email email@example.com
For all the latest on our shops reopening, and information on donations please click here.
We know that this is a very scary and worrying time for most of us and that a lot of people will be concerned with how their mental health will be affected.
We are very lucky to have an amazing Counselling and Emotional Care Team here at St. Rocco's who have provided a few tips on how you can manage your mental health in this time.
Tips for Looking After Your Mental Health
1. Keep connected - take time to phone and write to friends and family.
2. Try not to follow every news update if it makes you anxious. Pick one time to catch up with news and stick to it.
3. Take regular exercise, every day if possible. Even a walk will help clear your head.
4. Try writing things down, or journalling your feelings. It may help them seem clearer.
5. Accept that you have no control over this situation, but that things will not be the same forever.
We also have resources for those who may be living with a bereavement during this time.
£15 can provide homemade meals for a patient for a day
£30 can provide a week’s supply of hand sanitiser for our doctors and nurses
£35 can provide protective gloves so nurses can care safely for a week on the inpatient unit
£50 can provide a session of specialist bereavement counselling for someone who has lost a loved one
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