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Jecca Brook (1937 – 2020) Obituary

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on June 1, 2020.

Jessica (Jecca) Brook died peacefully on the 21st May 2020, three days after a devastating fall down the stairs in her house. She was a much loved and respected Chipping Campden character—compassionate, generous, always interested and with a hearty sense of humour—truly caring in the community. Ever since she was young, Jecca knew she wanted […]

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Rest in peace, Jecca Brook, founder of Campden Home Nursing

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 21, 2020.

Jecca Brook, 1937-2020 It is with great sadness we announce our much loved founder, Jecca, passed away this morning, very peacefully, with her family around her. For those of you that had the joy of knowing her, you will understand what a loss this is to her family, friends, the charity and Chipping Campden. For […]

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Tips on how to stay positive…

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 21, 2020.

It’s national Mental Health Awareness Week (18-22 May) and we’re aware that at this time, more than ever, maintaining a balanced mental health may be more of a challenge for many of us. With the national pandemic still impacting everyone’s daily lives to some extent, it’s fair to say most of us will have had […]

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Heather’s Family and Other Animals!

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 7, 2020.

Heather Mitchell, our Nurse Manager – Cancer Support Service, has been supporting patients throughout the Coronavirus crisis, via phone calls, texts and emails. Since we launched the Cancer Support Service in January, April has been the busiest month ever, and we are still taking new referrals. Heather loves her work and is committed to helping […]

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Campden Home Nursing teams up with local artist

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 3, 2020.

Waiting for the Others, by Andy Furgusson

We are delighted to be working with talented local artist Andy Fergusson who, over the coming weeks, will be painting a portrait of Jecca Brook, founder of Campden Home Nursing. The painting will mark our 30th anniversary and will hang in pride of place at our office HQ in Chipping Campden. Andy was born in […]

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Shepherds Close is blooming lovely!

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 2, 2020. Tags: , , ,

The beautiful garden at Shepherds Close, Chipping Campden, was  due to open to the public on 22nd May. Sadly, due to Coronavirus, this will not now be taking place. However, we recently caught up with owner, Rita Down, to ask how the garden was coming along, so we could update fans of the garden. Rita […]

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WAITERS DON NURSES’ TUNICS FOR LOCAL CHARITY!

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on March 5, 2020.

Staff at Da Luigi Bistro in Chipping Campden will don nurses’ tunics for a Nightingale Night of great Italian food and entertainment on 12th May – the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The evening will raise money for Campden Home Nursing’s new Cancer Support Service, which opened in January, and […]

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on February 27, 2020.

This year, Campden Home Nursing will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. The charity will have been nursing in and around the community of Chipping Campden for 30 years, thanks for our founder, Jecca Brook. We think that’s something to celebrate and we’re therefore holding a 30th Anniversary Pearl Ball at Lapstone Barn on Friday 4th […]

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CAMPDEN HOME NURSING WELCOMES LOCAL MP

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on February 18, 2020.

Campden Home Nursing was delighted to welcome Cotswold MP, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, to its headquarters in Chipping Campden recently. His visit coincided with the charity’s 30th anniversary, as well as ‘International Year of the Nurse and Midwife,’ which provided a perfect opportunity to raise awareness of the charity and the valuable hospice at home nursing […]

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Read our Winter Newsletter

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on January 29, 2020.

A very Happy New Year to all.  As well as a new year, it’s a new decade – a time for new beginnings! There are certainly a few planned for Campden Home Nursing in 2020, and we invite you to you to light the fire, grab a hot chocolate (with marshmallows of course) and hunker […]

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