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The Healing Harbour: Supporting the well-being of people with life-limiting conditions in Norfolk

We spoke to Alison Brennan, Founder of The Healing Harbour, to find out how our My Future Care Buddy Service is helping her support the well-being of people with life-limiting conditions and/or palliative diagnoses in Norfolk. What kind of support does The Healing Harbour provide?
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Supporting Sandwell to provide ‘priceless advice’

Each month we pay a visit to one of our trained Buddies to find out how the My Future Care Buddy Service is helping them make a difference in the lives of the people they support. This month we spoke to Deb Pierson from Thinking
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Choice, control and planning: a conversation about death and dying

I am acutely conscious of how precious time is for Wendy Mitchell, so I was already grateful to her for taking the time to speak to me about her thoughts on death and dying recently. I feel even more so now, having seen the unbelievably
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Independent evaluation finds My Future Care Buddy Service “highly effective”

We are proud to say that the My Future Care Handbook and Buddy Service were evaluated recently by the University of Brighton and found to be “highly effective”. As part of the RISE Project that provides access to University expertise, researchers gathered feedback from potential
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Overcoming reluctance to talk about the future

Every month we run an online Buddy Support session where we discuss a specific topic, sometimes with specialist speakers, to further strengthen our knowledge and to share our learning and experience. We tend to record any speakers for those who can’t attend to watch later,
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How My Future Care Buddy Training helps Sage House’s Wayfinders support people affected by dementia

Our My Future Care Buddy Service offers training and ongoing support to organisations wishing to help the people they support make plans for later and end of life. We have trained staff or volunteers at organisations throughout the UK to be My Future Care Buddies
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