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For people living with a life-threatening illness, every day should be precious. The pressures of diagnosis, treatment and recovery can have a devastating effect on work and family life.

Willow aims to redress the balance: providing unique and unforgettable moments and experiences tailored to each individual. Every effort is made to always ensure a stress-free, seamless experience, not only meeting but exceeding expectations.

Willow are now able to offer the following services (with the eligibility shown for each). Please note the changes which now include curative patients are highlighted in bold below:-

 Special Treat – personalised gift boxes filled with little treats to brighten someone’s day.

Available to 16-40 year olds:

  • Receiving curative treatment
  • Receiving palliative care/treatment
  • Diagnosed with a degenerative condition

 Special Day – this could be a day trip to a theme park, attraction, sporting event or the theatre. Please note, this does not include an overnight stay.

Available to 16-40 year olds:

  • Receiving curative treatment
  • Receiving palliative care/treatment
  • Diagnosed with a degenerative condition

 Special Day at Home – this could be a party, photoshoot or film night in your own home. These are particularly suitable for people who are less mobile or who are unable to easily leave home.​

Available to 16-40 year olds:

  • Receiving curative treatment
  • Receiving palliative care/treatment
  • Diagnosed with a degenerative condition

 Special Break – this could be a few days away with an overnight stay, for example at a holiday park, hotel or B&B.

Available to 16-40 year olds:

  • Receiving palliative care/treatment
  • Diagnosed with a degenerative condition

 

Apply now on our website

 

Please note: We also still have our rule of only offering one instance of support per patient, so please be aware if someone has received a Special Treat or Special Day previously they cannot apply for support again (for any of the above services).

 

If you have any queries for our team about one of your patients or our eligibility criteria, please email our team of Medical Advisors on medical@willowfoundation.org.uk

Best wishes

 

Willow Medical Team

 

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