Pampering Parents at Alder Hey!
As some of you may know, Woodlands works in partnership with Alder Hey Children's Hospital to give patients and their parents a monthly treat by providing beauty and holistic treatments at the hospital. Yesterday, Eimear and Megan headed over to Alder Hey for a special Parent Pamper Day.
Parents were treated to massages and facials to give them a little bit of time to relax and unwind during what can be an extremely stressful time. Here's what some of the parents had to say after their treatments;
"Amazing!" - Adrian
"Lovely treatment, so grateful, really appreciate what you are doing for parents of children at Alder Hey. Lovely staff, NHS and beauty therapist." - Sarah
"I feel so much more relaxed after having my massage with Megan. She was lovely and really nice treat. Thank you very much" - Stephanie
"I thought the massage was wonderful. The therapists were very helpful and caring. I feel more relaxed now, thank you!" - Nicky
"Highly recommended, feel more relaxed than I have done in months, the scheme is a brilliant idea for times of high stress. Thank you." - Leigh
"I would definitely recommend this treatment. It was just what I needed to help relieve some of the stress whilst my son is on a hospital ward. An excellent and much welcome treatment. Many thanks to all involved, especially as I am a long way from home."
We have been working with Alder Hey for a while now, and this particular scheme has actually helped the hospital to win awards. Treating the parents and patients is something that the girls look forward to every month and we hope to keep volunteering there for a long, long time.