A special room where terminally ill patients can spend time with their families has been refurbished thanks to Nottingham Hospitals Charity donations from staff and supporters.
The room at Hayward House palliative care unit, at the City Hospital, was officially opened last week (Thursday 9th December, 2021) after a project to make the space more comfortable, welcoming and homely for patients and their families.
As part of the £8,000 project, new window blinds were also installed in a special relatives’ room, where relatives of terminally ill patients can sleep close by their loved one towards the end of their life.
Money for the project was raised by Hayward House staff, patients and supporters, as part of the unit’s shared governance council.
“Being able to have family close by makes such a difference to patients at the end of their lives – and for family members to know they are on hand for their loved ones helps them through this difficult time too.
“Thank you to everyone who has donated to Nottingham Hospitals Charity, to allow this refurbishment to go ahead.”