“We went back to being her family because someone else was doing the caring.
“She did colouring and drawing with the grandchildren and we wheeled her outside in her bed so she could watch them on the play equipment. They went from being scared about seeing Nanny look so poorly to asking when they could go and see Nanny because it was fun!”
Wendy, a mum-of-three, is running her first ever half marathon – the Great Eastern Run – on Sunday 8 October and she’s doing it to support Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice, where her mum Barbara spent her final days. Read about how the hospice helped them feel like a family again by clicking on the link below.