Mood lights are used to create ambient lighting for patient’s rooms. They can be changed to a favourite colour and used as a nightlight for staff to deliver care, which means relatives can rest if staying overnight. 20cm colour changing mood lights can be purchased from our Amazon wish list.
CD players and music CD’s are used to create a calm and relaxing atmosphere for a patient in their last hours/days of life. The use of music assists spiritual care and enhances the patient’s experience. CD players can be purchased from our Amazon wish list.
Jewellery Bags – A lock of hair for those important to the patient can be taken and it assists with making memories and spiritual care. These small bags can be used also to return items of jewellery back to those important to the patient, returning the item with the importance it deserves. Jewellery bags can be purchased from our Amazon wish list.
Drink and cake vouchers – Gifted to those important to the patient, they allow them to go off the ward to have a break but also give them refreshment. Making a donation to the Swan Fund will help us to purchase vouchers.
Swan folders– these contain items that will assist those important to the patient with the next steps after someone has died. They also contain items that are for building memories.
Swan paper bags – The emphasis is showing kindness / compassion / signposting to those important to the patient after an expected or unexpected death.
Making a donation to the Swan Fund will help us to purchase Swan folders and paper bags.
Swan Rooms – A calm and peaceful room with a warm and cosy atmosphere
- Painted in SWAN colours
- Sky lights
- CD player and Mood lights
- SWAN recliner chairs
- Focal point pictures
SWAN recliner chairs are for those people visiting that are important to the patient when staying overnight. Relative’s blankets can be gifted to people staying overnight. They help people stay warm and comfortable in our hospitals
Skylights – These were introduced to the SWAN rooms in 2020 to create a focal point in the room. These are placed above the patients head so that they can see the outside. This also creates a calm peaceful atmosphere and subtle lighting.
Making a donation to the Swan Fund will help us to fund the creation of more Swan Rooms, furnish them or install a skylight