Let's change the other destinies of elderly frail people and their loved ones, which old age brings worries. And not only that! Let's rewrite the story of care for the elderly in the CR. For example, by teaching other homes for the elderly in our country to accompany the elderly to the last breath thanks to palliative care.
"When I see how well you take care of your clients, I'm internally pleased that (although I probably wouldn't be a good nurse myself), I can also help."
“I lived through the war. Now I am 97 and the ageing is also everyday fight. But at Sue Ryder, I have people by my side who help me handle this fight with honor. ”
Quality beds and good sleep are important for a contented and happy life regardless of the age. This was a consensus of the 194 individual donors, 4 donating companies and the campaign partner Volkswagen Financial Services. And you all contributed to this donation platform aimed at the beds renewal with the sum total of 619 453 Kč.
Vlasta, a client of the Sue Ryder senior citizen home, says: „I experienced the war. It was evil. But ageing is also a struggle. Each of the clients of this home also fights their small battles every day. With pain, for instance.“ And it is against the pain that rehabilitation can effectively help. And also with clients in palliative care.
Vendula Neumannová was born with cerebral palsy. She lives in a wheelchair and speaks with difficulties. Despite all the tribulations the life have had prepared for her, she managed to complete the history and Czech language studies and received the Doctor of Philosophy degree. She taught at a secondary school. Thanks to her amazing can-do ability and thanks to the personal assistance provided by Sue Ryder she is still able to live at her home.