Car­a­van spreads hospice mes­sage

Te Puke Times - - NEWS -

A car­a­van parked out­side Te Puke’s Waipuna Hospice store wasn’t a sign of free­dom cam­pers tak­ing over.

The Waipuna Hospice car­a­van was out­side the store on Thurs­day with hospice com­mu­nity nurses Judi Hodg­son and Rachel Mor­ris and child and fam­ily ther­a­pist Me­lanie Gil­bert-De Riof.

They were there on one stop of a week-long se­ries to co­in­cide with Hospice Aware­ness Week.

The visit was an op­por­tu­nity for the pub­lic to chat to Waipuna Hospice’s staff who can help de­mys­tify hospice, an­swer ques­tions and dis­trib­ute in­for­ma­tion to take away.

Waipuna Hospice had a bucket list theme for the week, spring­ing from the de­sire to en­cour­age peo­ple to live life to the full. Peo­ple vis­it­ing the car­a­van were en­cour­aged to jot down a bucket list idea and go into the draw for spot prizes.

Lor­raine Schou drops off her bucket list com­pe­ti­tion en­try with, left to right, com­mu­nity nurse Judi Hodg­son, child and fam­ily ther­a­pist Me­lanie Gil­bertDe Riof and com­mu­nity nurse Rachel Mor­ris.

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