Mosaic Matters - Christmas 2020

We're in the last month of 2020 and Christmas is speeding towards us - grab a mince pie and read what we've been up to at Mosaic, how you can support us this festive season, and also a few ideas to help grieving families this Christmas x    Download PDF File Here
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Mosaic Festive Raffle Prizes

Hello everyone - thank you for getting involved and helping us make our Festive Raffle a success this year! Please have a look below for a little sneaky peak at some of the prizes we have on offer. If you're considering swapping your Christmas cards for a charity contribution this year - this could be a good idea - and you'd also be in wi...
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Mosaic On-line Craft Shop - fantastic stocking fillers!

​If you're missing going to nice local craft fairs this festive season for handmade stocking fillers, please pop along to our Mosaic Craft Shop - hand-made items from our lovely volunteers. As we couldn't run summer fairs this year, we have some lovely crafts for you to gift this Christmas while supporting Mosaic. 
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Starting to Feel Festive at Mosaic

We're starting to think about the Festive Season at Mosaic. Our big fundraiser this year is our Mosaic Charity Raffle with lots of great prizes from vouchers and hampers to jams and jewellery. Please do click here or the poster below to buy some tickets and be in with a chance of winning while supporting a great cause.  We ...
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Mosaic Matters Autumn 2020

Our Mosaic Matters Autumn Newsletter is here - grab a cup of tea - snuggle up on the settee, and read how Mosaic has managed to adapt our services and staff during a global pandemic.    Download PDF File Here
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Summer 2020 Mosaic News

Please have a read through our Summer 2020 Mosaic News to see how we're adapting to the new normal and how you might be able to help support Dorset families who have suffered a bereavement.     Download PDF File Here
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The Importance of Endings

​ Life is full of both beginnings and endings; be that moving house, changing school or job, relationships or indeed when someone we know dies. They serve a huge purpose in the human mind; they can be a goal to work towards; exams being a perfect example. Or they may provide the necessary closure on a chapter of life to enable us to process our emo...
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Teenagers in Lockdown

I'm not coming out……… As I sit contemplating the last 3 weeks our teenagers are overwhelmingly in my thoughts. We have all been trying to come to terms with "The Lockdown" and adjusting to a new way of living.Whether that be adjusting to new ways of working, loss of finances, experiencing increasing anxiety or trying to spread our time across famil...
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Helping Young Children to Cope with Change

As parents and carers we want to protect, yet it is easy to think our youngest children are unaware or unaffected by events such as the Coronavirus outbreak. However, with mass news coverage, adults' conversations and anxieties, and changes to every-day routines it is impossible to shield young children completely despite our best efforts. These si...
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Urgent Appeal

With all events being closed down and people gathering restricted, Mosaic is currently unable to move forward with any of the fundraising events which were planned for the next few months, by themselves and others. This naturally means there will be a significant drop in income. At a time when we are most likely to be needed as a service, this is o...
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How to support children and young people through Coronavirus and lockdown

We all know that change and panic can make children more anxious than they would normally be and at this uniquely difficult time for the whole country it can be easy to forget the impact that this maybe having on our children and young people. Add to this the decision to close schools, nurseries and childminders, the cancellation of exams and the u...
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Mosaic Matters Printed Newsletter - Issue 39

Our latest Mosaic Newsletter is here and winging its way around Dorset, look out for all our latest news!  Click the below icon on the right to open in a new tab   Download PDF File Here
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Give it up and Give

Lent is nearly upon us once again this year, and many people will feel the need to challenge themselves over this period, for various reasons. The idea of giving up our favourite treats for a whole 40 days can seem quite daunting, so how about looking at it a different way and giving instead, or as well as, giving up? £1 a day seems not a lot doesn...
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Mosaic Patron Sir Al - Paper published in British Medical Bulletin - Think adult—think child! Why should staff caring for dying adults ask what the death means for children in the family?

Sir Al Aynsley-Green is our Mosaic Patron, he trained as a children's physician, was James Spence Professor of Child Health in the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, then Nuffield Professor of Child Health and Director of Clinical Research at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children; he was then first National Clinical Director for Children i...
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Mosaic Matters Newsletter - Summer 2018

​The sun is shining and it's time for the Summer 2018 Mosaic Matters Newsletter   Download PDF File Here
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REMEMBERING DAD THIS FATHER’S DAY - June 2018

At a time when children and families are preparing to celebrate with their Dads this Sunday – for those children who have experienced the death of a father this day takes on an entirely different meaning. Father's Day can be an incredibly difficult time for bereaved children but it also can be a day when they can 'celebrate' the relationship they h...
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Volunteer Week 2018 1st-7th June

Volunteer Week is here and we'd like to say THANK YOU to everyone who has supported Mosaic past, present and future! Here is a quote from one of our Volunteers about why they came to help Mosaic.  Please keep an eye on our social media pages this week to see more thank yous to everyone involved!  Why I became a volunteer for Mosaic I was ...
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Summer 2018 Events to Support Mosaic

Summer 2018 is in full swing now with a host of fetes and festivals to visit over the coming weekends.  If you would like to have a great day out and support Mosaic, please do pop along to one of these events: Saturday 9th June - Minster Green Fair, Wimborne - Mosaic will have a stall Sunday 1st July - Gold Hill Festival, Shaftesbury - Mosaic ...
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Mosaic Matters Newsletter - Spring 2018

Our Mosaic Matters Spring 2018 newsletter is full of interesting insights into life with Mosaic, from our residential weekend and social events with our families to our fundraising activities.    Download PDF File Here
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Mosaic Matters - Newsletter Winter 2017-2018

We don't usually produce a Winter newsletter - but this year, as we had so much fantastic support and events over the festive season we have produced another full edition of Mosaic Matters with lots of thank yous and news of our events over the past few months. We hope you enjoy reading through our Winter news!      Download PDF File...
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