To give you a better understanding of our purpose and impact you may wish to read A Safe Haven which relates the individual experiences of twelve residents of the Ryder-Cheshire Ivanhoe Home.

The home become a safe haven for people from diverse backgrounds, who are often experiencing a serious personal crisis.  These stories provide deep insight into the suffering and loneliness faced by many people as they cope with the circumstances of their own illness or that of a loved one.

They also provide an insight into the ethos of the Homes in fulfilling Leonard Cheshire’s and Sue Ryder’s mission for the relief of suffering.  Above all, A Safe Haven is a story of hope conquering adversity.

All proceeds of the sale of this book go straight back into the running and maintenance of the home.

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