Ryan’s Story

In July 2022, our whole world changed when Ryan was diagnosed with aggressive bowel cancer. The cancer spread, and was causing him a lot of pain and discomfort. Ryan was becoming increasingly poorly, spending more time in hospital undergoing tests and receiving...

Denise’s Story

Sobell House became a home-from-home for us as well during Mum’s last days. There was a constant flow of family and friends visiting, and when it was time to let her rest, we’d all gather in the family room to eat takeout and share stories, often ending up with enough...

Carol’s Story

Once we arrived at the hospice, I knew she’d made the right choice. I couldn’t believe just how beautiful the building was. I was quite worried that it would feel like a hospital ward and have a clinical feeling, but stepping in to Sobell felt like home, in a strange...

John’s Story

This is when Dad was introduced to Sobell House and started attending the Living Well day service. He made so many friends there – from the drivers who picked him up, to the people who attended the sessions alongside him, to the staff who were so supportive. When I...

Stephanie’s Story

The following morning her GP signed Stephanie off work for acute stress, but a day later she lost feeling and control in her left arm. Suspecting that she had suffered a stroke, her GP sent her straight to A&E where it was found that she had a significant growth...