Saturday, 23 October 2021

Experts give hall a makeover to ensure warmer welcome from Sue Ryder

In the hall are, left to right, reception co-ordinator Jennie Nunney, Karen D’Arcy from Life at Nettlebed, head of clinical care Karen Guy, palliative care services manager Pam Chatfield and service user Clare Sherriff

VISITORS and staff at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed now have a more welcoming reception hall following a makeover.

The project was spearheaded by Sue Beales and Karen D’Arcy, interior design consultants at Life at Nettlebed.

Their brief was to transform the hall, with its oak panelling, stone baronial fireplace and stained-glass windows into a warm, welcoming and contemporary space.

The women, who have previously raised £25,000 for the hospice, gave their design expertise free, re-arranged some of the best bits of furniture and donated cushions, rugs and design accessories.

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