Together for Short Lives
Together for Short Lives is the UK charity for children and young people who are expected to have short lives.
http://www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk 29-07-2009 10:52:06
Today is a sombre day for the country as we reflect on the life of Her Majesty the Queen. Our Helpline service is closed for calls today, buy if you need some support today our ‘Looking After Yourself’ resource offers some tips to improve your wellbeing
Some parents will care for their child with cancer for years, others only months. Each loss just as unbearable as the one before. Our End of Life Guide for Families provides practical info when all you've got is questions 👇 #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth
Last week the government announced that it would freeze average annual household energy bills at £2,500 for two years from 1 October. But we'd like to see the government give more help to families of seriously ill children for whom time is short. togetherforshortlives.org.uk/cap-welcome-bu…
We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen. As a mark of respect we are pausing social media communications.
However, we want to reassure families that our helpline & support services remain open during this time of mourning. Visit: togetherforshortlives.org.uk/get-support/
I'm a big fan of Tara Kerr-Elliott (she/her), and her talk about supporting professionals to be present when the child is dying is brilliant - sensitive, real, honest, quietly challenging us. 'Real compassion is being brave enough to stay in the moment and not run away'. #tfslconference
We’re thrilled to share that Dr Lisa Kauffmann will become our new Chair of Trustees, when our current Chair, Hilary Cass, stands down in March 2023. Lisa says: 'It is a pleasure & an honour to contribute to such an essential & important charity.' togetherforshortlives.org.uk/dr-lisa-kauffm…