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BKT recently made a donation to CHAS to enable them to purchase much needed equipment which is used to help families going through extremely difficult times.

We are pleased to feature a few comments from CHAS along with a case study of one of the families they have been able to support.

CHAS is grateful to The Brian Kennedy Trust for supporting our hospice services for babies, children and young people with life shortening conditions. CHAS runs two hospices, Robin House by Loch Lomond and Rachel House in Kinross and CHAS at Home, a service supporting families across Scotland in their own homes. In this way CHAS provides respite breaks, emergency support and end of life care to families across Scotland. The Brian Kennedy Trust supports families with children at the end of life, families like the Hollerns:

Anne and Mark Hollern are parents to Robbie, Rosie, Roxie and Ruthie. Robbie and Rosie both had Infantile Batten Disease which affects speech, mobility and eyesight. Robbie died when he was six years old. Rosie died when she was eight years old. Anne, Mark, Roxie and Ruthie are still cared for at Robin House and receive bereavement support.

"For Robbie and Rosie, Robin House gave them love. It really was the end of the world. We had these two beautiful children that we knew we were going to lose. To come to Robin House and have fun with them, it was just perfect. We wanted their end of life to be at Robin House because it was a place where they felt loved. Although there were tears, there was also laughter in the tears, because we were where we wanted to be. What better place to be. We will never forget what Robin House did for us as a family."

The Hollern Family

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