Ambulance Wish WA

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Mental health

Peppi is delighted to announce that Ambulance Wish Western Australia is now a community partner of the Act, Belong, Commit programme. Act, Belong, Commit is WA’s longest running mental health promotion campaign and encourages people to take action to improve and protect their mental health and wellbeing, promotes good mental health strategies at the individual …

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Mary

Visit garden

Mary’s wish was to be able to spend time in her garden with her family. Mary has spent years building and cultivating her garden into the beautiful and relaxing place it is today. Last week Mary was able to leave her bed at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital to visit her garden and spend time with …

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Volunteering

Peppi was delighted to recently receive Ambulance Wish Western Australia’s membership certificate from Volunteering WA. As a 100% volunteer-run organisation, volunteers are the life-blood of Ambulance Wish WA. As the peak body, Volunteering WA champions the volunteering community and provides support to volunteer-involving organisations throughout the State. While becoming a member will provide Ambulance Wish …

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Jan

Cafe visit

Jan’s wish was to be able to spend time with her family. The Dome Cafe at Deep Water Point Reserve, Mount Pleasance, is Jan’s family’s go-to place for special occasions. Last week Jan was able to leave her bed at St John of God Murdoch Hospital’s Hospice to visit Deep Water Point and spend time …

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Kym

Wedding guest

Kym’s wish was to be able to attend her daughter’s wedding. Laura – the youngest of Kym’s four children, and the last to marry – organised her wedding in only four weeks, meaning Kym would be able to see all of her children get married. Unfortunately, Kym’s health deteriorated and she was admitted to the …

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Palliative care

Welcome to National Palliative Care Week – the nation’s largest annual initiative to raise awareness about palliative care and its benefits. The final stages of a person’s terminal illness can be a highly challenging, emotional time and the focus of care usually changes to making them as comfortable as possible in order to make the …

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Sabit

Visit home

Sabit’s wish was to visit home and spend time with his family. Last week Sabit was able to leave his bed at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, to visit home and enjoy a meal, including his favourite homemade potato and leek soup, with his family. Thanks to volunteers Kathryn and Gary for accompanying Sabit on his …

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High Tea

Peppi would like to extend his cordial invitation to a Teal and Turquoise High Tea. Fine teas will be brewed, delicate delights shall be enjoyed and funds shall be raised to continue the 2023 Final Wish Programme. A smart affair, Peppi will honour the wearer of the best dressed, reflecting the teal and turquoise theme, …

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Terry

Visit animals

Terry’s wish was to visit home and say goodbye to his beloved horses and dogs. Recently Terry was able to leave his bed at St John of God Murdoch Hospital’s Hospice, to visit home and spend time with his animals. Thanks to volunteers Kylie, Susie and Gary for accompanying Terry on his wish. Within days …

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Volunteer week

Happy National Volunteers Week! At Ambulance Wish WA, we want to take a moment to thank our incredible volunteers who fulfil final wishes for those with a terminal illness or receiving palliative care. This year’s theme is ‘The Change Makers,’ and that’s exactly what our volunteers are. They bring positive change with their selflessness, dedication, …

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