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Charlie House Christmas Appeal 2017

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Charlie House Autumn Newsletter

Find out all the latest news at Charlie House...

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Charlie House Christmas Cards

Charlie Dog is selling his brand new Christmas Cards...

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Elin's First Week at Kielder

Elin gives us an insight into her first week spent with our families at the Calvert Trust, Kielder

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Elin’s Charlie House-versary!

Today, me and this wee pal have been colleagues for an entire year – and what an amazing year it has been!

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Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year and aims to raise awareness of rare medical conditions.

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We (Still) Need To Talk About Paediatric Palliative Care

There are times when all of us take stock of where we find ourselves and think, ‘how on earth am I going to do this?’ I am truly privileged to have been given the chance to help change things for local children by working at Charlie House. Parents of children with complex needs are some of the most determined and inspirational people I have ever met.

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The Art of the Club

The Royal Northern & University Club have chosen Charlie House to benefit from their 2017 calendar “The Art of the Club”.

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Children’s Hospice Week 23-29 May 2016

This is the first year that Charlie House have joined in with Children’s Hospice Week and the key theme for this year is time to put families first.

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The Big Conversation

This week it is Dying Matters Week, with an aim to raise awareness and get us to have the #BigConversation with our family members about death, dying and bereavement.

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We Need To Talk About Paediatric Palliative Care

I was delighted to see that MPs were discussing End of Life Care in Parliament recently and that children with life-limiting conditions were given a mention.

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Knowledge is Power

In my working life, prior to the youngest little man arriving early, there were always a few people in the office that hoarded information, kept it to themselves and only ever shared it when they thought it would gain them personal kudos – sometimes this worked and sometimes this didn’t, but mostly it annoyed others as the information could have been used by the team much earlier and solved a problem.

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My First Week at Charlie House

Children with complex needs have always held a special place in my heart. As a junior doctor in the children’s hospital, I had the pleasure of caring for some remarkable children.

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CSR in a Challenging Economic Environment

Companies may be thinking that in the current economic climate in and around Aberdeen that they are unable to support local charities as much and maintain their CSR endeavours.

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Changed by Charity

Ten years ago I was blissfully unaware of the great things accomplished and impact made by charities in the UK.

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families trip to Kielder

In the October holidays the Charlie House Saturday Club organised a family activity short break to The Calvert Trust in Kielder Forest Park, Northumberland.

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FIRST BIRTHDAY BRINGS SPECIAL GIFT FOR CHILDREN’S CHARITY

The charity responsible for the ambitious fundraising campaign to create the unique Charlie House children’s respite care centre has celebrated its first birthday with the gift of a new home thanks to the generosity of an Aberdeen company.

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