Strathcarron team up with Falkirk District Credit Union

Falkirk District Credit Union and Strathcarron have launched a new partnership which will see new customers at the Grangemouth based cooperation making a direct donation as a way of promotion to our Hospice. Read more

The joy of shopping at our charity shops

The joy of shopping at a charity shop is that you just don’t know what kind of treasures you may find, or stories you may hear. Read more

Happy Hampers encouraging conversations

This is the 3rd year St Bernadette Primary School in Stenhousemuir, has created and donated these beautiful Christmas hampers. Packed with biscuits, sweet treats, candles and fragrance sets, they're all donated by the parents and carers of the children. Each hamper also includes a hand written card, 'to my new friend', written by the young pupil. These 'Happy Hampers' have fostered beautiful intergenerational 'pen-pal' relationships over the years. Read more

Understanding what is strong, not what is wrong in communities.

The main way of finding and connecting people in the community is to have conversations. Meet, Nancy from Killin. She has been incredibly busy making these beautiful pieces of jewellery by hand over the past few months. Being in an around her community, building connections is everything. Read more

Candlelight Celebration Service 2022 Update

Please pre register to join us in the Hospice grounds for a special Candlelight service, to celebrate the lives of those we love led by Hospice Chaplain, Stuart. Tuesday 6th December 2022 at 7pm. Read more

Meet Amy

How do I support children and young people in their grief when their loved ones die? Meet Amy a patient and family support worker at Strathcarron Hospice who discusses her role in helping children and young people to work through their grief. Read more

Visit Santa at Thistles to support Strathcarron

Thistles Shopping Centre in Stirling has partnered again with Strathcarron Hospice, announcing the return of its popular Santa’s Grotto. A family friendly festive experience raised £6000 in 2021 for the local charity, and hopes to surpass that amount this year. Read more

Grief is complex and can hit you in so many ways

Grief is complex and can hit you in so many ways; emotionally, physically, behaviourally and spiritually. Read more

Dr Sally Boa: Thinking Ahead, Talking Mats

Dr Sally Boa has been thinking ahead and making plans for the future – what’s important. All too often, conversations about priorities and preferences for end-of-life care are put off. Talking Mats is a visual communication tool that can support these important conversations. Read more

Rod's Story: Living with Grief

"Nobody prepares you for it (grief), nobody trains you for it. I felt in a daze. You’re going through the motions". Read more