After Umbrage aims to provide idyllic holiday accommodation in some of the more scenic areas of rural Britain so that those who take care of loved ones with a terminal illness may have the break away that they truly deserve.

Compassion, professional expertise and choice offered at EACH

Date: February 12th, 2019
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Compassion, professional expertise and choice offered at EACH

Be extraordinary. Be a nurse at East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice (EACH). These words are what you discover when you Google EACH and they couldn’t be more accurate. There was a genuine warmth to the greeting After Umbrage received on arrival and this was sustained throughout our visit, through the people we met, the facilities that
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Time to celebrate – The Big Lottery is funding us again!

Date: September 24th, 2018
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Time to celebrate – The Big Lottery is funding us again!

At the end of August, just as the new school year was about to commence, we received the best news. The Big Lottery Fund via their Awards for All scheme has awarded After Umbrage a grant for a new media campaign to reach more carers. The grant will be published on The Big Lottery Fund
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10 Ways To Fundraise and Support After Umbrage

Date: September 21st, 2018
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10 Ways To Fundraise and Support After Umbrage

As a charity, we wouldn’t be here without all of our wonderful supporters and fundraisers. Could you help us keep our work going – to care for those who care? Here are a few fun ways that you could help After Umbrage… Have a weekend away in beautiful Bath and stay at Kingham Cottage, and
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Denise, Michael, Theo and family. Their story.

Date: October 18th, 2017
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Denise, Michael, Theo and family. Their story.

We’ve had 68 visitors to our cottage in Bath since we opened the doors in 2015 to carers of loved ones with life limiting conditions. Denise and her family were some of our early guests. Theo is their wonderful son who has had 36 operations in his short, 10 year life. Here we chat to
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A Break for Carers, Before Caring Breaks Their Relationships…

Date: October 10th, 2017
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A Break for Carers, Before Caring Breaks Their Relationships…

A recent study conducted for Julia’s House, has revealed some powerful statistics on the effects of caring on relationships. These statistics highlight just how important it is for carers to take a break. Caring is a full time role, and it’s all consuming – both physically and psychologically exhausting. The research found that 64% of divorced or separated parent
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