Omega’s guest blog for King Charles III Charitable Fund

The King Charles III Charitable Fund has supported Omega since 2014. Our new CEO, Pete Brophy, was recently invited to write a guest blog for the fund’s website, which you can read in its entirety here.

“Charles Darwin once may (or may not) have said something similar to ‘it is not the strongest species that survives, but the one most adaptable to change’ – either way I have found that it is this survivability that is common in organisations that flourish within both the business and charitable sectors.

Ironically, Omega, like Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, although with a few hundred years difference between the two events. In 2007 we were created by experts, clinicians, with a specific skill set around caring for people in the latter years of their lives. They recognised that for this cohort, those nearing the end of their lives, and those suffering from life limiting illnesses there was little provision in place for them to be listened to and heard or to connect with.”

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