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What Covid-19 and Isolation means for our family

Date Posted
11 May, 2020
Author
Rachel Thompson

Rachel Thompson, mum to Frank, talks candidly about the impact of Covid-19 on her family, their fears and what it means for caring for a child with a life-limiting condition. Rachel’s blog, where she shares her thoughts on how Covid-19...

Grief during COVID-19

Date Posted
11 May, 2020
Author
Jane Harris and Lizzie Pickering

The Good Grief Project presents a lockdown conversation between bereaved mothers Jane Harris and Lizzie Pickering about the world they find themselves in following the outbreak of COVID-19.

How Lockdown Has Impacted On My Grief

Date Posted
6 May, 2020
Author
Mimi Petty

We lost our boy six months before lockdown began. Bertie was 4 years old and had gone through a terrible neurological degenerative disease called Batten Disease, which saw him loose the ability to walk, hold his head up, to swallow...

Walk with Bowler

Date Posted
5 May, 2020
Author
Rhys Bowler

32 year old Rhys Bowler has shared his isolation diary with us, to help others grappling with issues raised by COVID-19 and beyond. In the following extracts we share with you some of his brilliant insights, irreverent sense of humour...

Foodbuy supports vulnerable families through challenging times

Date Posted
29 April, 2020

Foodbuy, a leading food procurement business, is donating over 1,400 essential care boxes to families with seriously ill children, to support them during the Coronavirus pandemic. Foodbuy has teamed up with Together for Short Lives, the UK charity that is...

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