Double H Nurseries donate orchids to new Lewis-Manning Hospice Care premises

Aug 17, 2020

Double H Nurseries in New Milton has handed over 40 orchids and pots to Lewis-Manning Hospice Care in Poole. The hospice’s new building is full of bright and vibrant colours and the addition of orchids compliments its homely interior design.

Commercial Manager, Gary Shorland advised, “We are delighted to be able to support the hospice.  We heard about their new building on Longfleet Road in Poole and wanted to help brighten up the space.”

Lewis Manning Hospice Care CEO, Clare Gallie said, “We are thrilled to accept these orchids.  They are absolutely stunning and have certainly made an instant impact. Every staff member has an orchid on their desk. We offer a huge thank you to Gary and his team at Double H Nurseries. We have been overwhelmed with the generosity of local businesses who have helped bring happiness to our incredible members of staff, as well as our patients, during a time when we need to support and help each other most.”

About Lewis- Manning Hospice Care

Lewis-Manning Hospice Care is a charity helping people with life-limiting illnesses and their families across Poole, Purbeck, East Dorset. Their free hospice care services include:

– Day hospice

– Creative arts & wellbeing support

– Lymphoedema clinic

– Better breathing clinic

They promote acceptance, hope and peace of mind, helping people live well through their illness. Lewis-Manning Hospice Care is also developing new services all the time and this includes education, and support groups for families and carers.

From its new base, Lewis-Manning Hospice Care will be able to help even more people in Poole, Purbeck and East Dorset with life limiting illnesses. Its aim is to increase people’s physical and social well-being, reduce isolation and loneliness, support people to stay in their homes longer, and alleviate the huge pressures on family and carers.

Charity Registration No. 1120193