Anne and Erika’s Story

"Rennie Grove nurses enabled Mum to remain independent at home in her own comfortable surroundings in the cottage that she ...

Anne and Erika’s Story

Anne and Erika and their family

“I didn’t know what to do, so I rang the Rennie Grove nurses in the early hours of the morning and explained the situation. They came over and saw Mum and it was because of their advice that Mum agreed to an ambulance. The Rennie Grove nurse made it easier for us as she spoke to the Paramedic, explaining Mum’s symptoms and condition making sure she got the care she needed.”

“She was a wonderful mother, a super mum and everything you’d want your Mum to be”. That moving accolade is how Erika describes her adored Mum, Anne, who very sadly passed away following her 15 year battle with thyroid cancer in spring 2018.

“Mum was born in Kent in 1952 and Carolyn was one of her best friends since her school days. Such was their friendship that some years later when the girls finished school and Carolyn moved to the Wirral, Mum wasn’t too far behind.

Erika, Anne and Grandma Jean

“Kim from Rennie Grove phoned me after Mum had died and it was so lovely to know that it’s not just the patients that Rennie Grove’s nurses care about, it’s their loved ones and family members too.


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