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BCCA Beads of Courage Donations

Fundraising for Beads of Courage UK
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Event: Beads of Courage, on 18 May 2014
Participants: Text BEAD78 £Amount to 70070
Beads of Courage UK

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RCN England and Wales - 1141987, Scotland - SC044198
We help children with serious conditions to understand and manage their illness


Be Child Cancer Aware is the UK Sponsor of the Beads of Courage Programme which is a unique programme designed to provide an additional treatment and offers support for children and teenagers undergoing serious illness and treatments. The initial reaction to the Beads is “aren’t they pretty” but it is not until you see it in action and talk to children and care-givers that you can see the impact that they have.

Major benefits of the programme are that it helps to decrease illness-related distress, increases the use of positive coping strategies, helps children find meaning in illness and restores a sense of self in children coping with serious illness.

The programme also provides something tangible that a child can use to tell family and care-givers about their experience during treatment.  

Please watch the short video, below to learn more! Many thanks.

You can also make a donation by text. Just text BEAD78 £ and the amount you wish to donate to 70070

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About the charity

Beads of Courage UK

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RCN England and Wales - 1141987, Scotland - SC044198
Beads of Courage UK provides the Beads of Courage programmes to oncology/haematology, cardiac, neo-natal, burns and other chronic conditions units in hospitals throuout the UK and Ireland. This programme offers help, enCOURAGEment and support to children and families during treatment.

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