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Weldmar Hospicecare

Funding would help us provide day services to patients with cancer and other progressive conditions, such as motor neurone disease.

Total received £3,305.19

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About this cause

We are an independent local charity that provides high quality end-of-life care and support to patients and their loved ones. We give this care in the comfort of patients' own homes by our community nurses, through day services all across the county or as inpatients at Joseph Weld Hospice. This is free-of-charge to both the patient and their loved ones. Each year, over 3900 days of care are given in the inpatient unit, over 3000 days of day services are offered to patients, and over 1000 patients are supported in the community and local hospitals by Weldmar staff.

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How this cause brings people in the community together

Living with a life-limiting illness can mean that patients sometimes feel isolated and alone, like they are the only ones going through this journey. But our service ensures they are receiving the support they need and the friendship of others around them, who are on a similar journey to them; sharing experiences and feelings in the company of those that truly understand.