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40 years of volunteering for Compton!

It’s Volunteers’ Week! At Compton, we simply couldn’t continue our vital work without the help of our amazing 441 volunteers, who give up their time to ensure that our services can keep running. Whether it be assisting on Reception, driving around in the community picking up collection tins, providing a listening ear for our patients, … Continued

Ethnic Minority Support Service: Improving access to our services

31.5% of the Wolverhampton population are Black, Asian or of ethnic minority background. And yet people from these backgrounds make up just 3% of those who access our services. And, according to research, ethnic minority groups are known to experience higher levels of health inequalities and make less use of support services than other groups, … Continued

Volunteering at our Tee-rific event!

Ahead of our upcoming Golf Day on Thursday 12th May, we caught up with event volunteer Jean Henzell. Jean has been volunteering on Compton’s main reception for 18 years, and last year decided also to become involved in our annual corporate event at South Staffordshire Golf Club, as a result of both her enjoyment of … Continued

Thank you Louis! 💛

Louis Johnson BCyA is a familiar name in his hometown of Wolverhampton and the surrounding area, particularly amongst local charities and fundraisers alike. At the age of 15, Louis has already helped 18 charities, and in October 2016 was awarded the British Citizen Youth Award at Westminster Palace – the youngest ever recipient – in … Continued

On yer bike! Get set for Carvers’ Round the Wrekin 2022

We’re incredibly excited about the long-awaited return of our Carvers’ Round the Wrekin sportive, after a two year absence from our fundraising calendar. As the weather starts to improve and the first signs of Spring are beginning to emerge, we’re sure that our registered participants are looking forward to getting out there in the sunshine … Continued

Lymphoedema Awareness Week 2022

Since Lymphoedema Awareness Week is taking place from 6th-11th March, we decided it was the perfect time to talk about lymphoedema, how it can be managed, and Compton’s own role in helping to both improve the lives of those living with lymphoedema and to raise awareness of the condition. So, what exactly is lymphoedema? Lymphoedema, … Continued

Sally’s Sahara Scoop! 🐪

Are you tempted to sign up to our Sahara Trek but want to know more about what it involves? That’s understandable – it’s a big adventure after all! Luckily, our very own Sally Woods, Community Fundraiser, actually took part in our last Sahara Trek back in 2005. We decided to put some questions to her … Continued

I Got You Babe – When Compton made UB40 fan’s dream come true

We’re incredibly proud to be celebrating 40 years of providing care and support to families in Wolverhampton and beyond who have been affected by incurable illnesses. Put simply, we could not have achieved this milestone without our amazing members of staff, dedicated volunteers and of course our valued supporters. We’ve been asking for everyone involved … Continued

Hugh is ready to go Round the Wrekin again!

We’re so excited about the return of our much-loved sportive, Carvers’ Round the Wrekin, on Sunday 22nd May! Sadly we couldn’t hold the event (which starts at Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club) for the last two years due to the pandemic, so we’re determined to make this year’s event our best yet. The sportive has raised … Continued

The Power of Dogs – and Other Animals!

Meet Bracken and Otillo – Our visiting therapy dogs. Accredited by Pets as Therapy, this very special pair perform an important role at Compton Hall. Reverend Elaine Dejonge, Spiritual Care Coordinator and Chaplain at Compton, tells us more… “Bracken and Otillo visit our Inpatient Unit every week during the evening, on a Tuesday and Thursday … Continued

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