Ty Hafan

#family friday

#familyfriday is a series of blogs capturing all aspects of Tŷ Hafan, from family experiences and fundraising achievements, to insights into volunteering and examples of how ‘Team Tŷ Hafan’ is making a difference in communities across Wales.

#familyfriday

 

29

Jan

2016

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every child’s right to play

written by Sarah Merrick

I’m a qualified play specialist and I work with our play workers Paul Fisher and Annette Hunt to make sure that in-house play is delivered twice a day at the hospice for all the children who are with us.

22

Jan

2016

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an eventful first fortnight

written by Jodie Harris

Newcomer Jodie talks about joining the Hafan events team

15

Jan

2016

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tŷ hafan on tour

written by Tracy Jones

Our Head of Community Services and Partnerships Tracy Jones talks about our plans to expand our services in communities across Wales.

8

Jan

2016

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can your new year’s resolution make a difference to the children at tŷ hafan?

written by Maria Timon Samra

After the indulgences of the festive season, many of us try to start the year with ambitions to get fit, pursue a Dry January or cut back on our spending. Our pledges and plans often prove unsustainable and fall by the wayside by February.

18

Dec

2015

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santa claus is coming to town...

written by Mr Claus

The reindeer are doing well and up to their usual mischief. Dasher and Dancer chased me around the stable and out in to the snow and I fell over. My beard was the whitest ever with snow all over my new red suit.

11

Dec

2015

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fibre optic lights, magic mirror camera - action!

written by Jane Creed

Outreach play practitioner Jane Creed sheds some fibre optic light on the wonders of our new Multi-Sensory Project. 

4

Dec

2015

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what a short break means to mums

written by Tracy Griffiths

At first I didn’t want us to go to a children’s hospice. I thought “they go there to die”. There was such a stigma about it. Then, a few years ago, I saw the BBC’s Beautiful Lives documentary about Tŷ Hafan and it changed my mind.

27

Nov

2015

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what did you expect tŷ hafan to be like?

written by Gareth Thomas (Alfie)

Rugby legend Gareth Thomas tells us about his first visit to Tŷ Hafan.

20

Nov

2015

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a unique place to work

written by Hayley Humphries

Tŷ Hafan is a unique place to work, says Head of Governance and Quality Hayley Humphries

13

Nov

2015

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discover hidden gems in our online vintage treasure hunt

written by Chloe Payne

There’s something very exciting about rummaging through the second-hand items in a charity shop and finding something you love.

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