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Archive for May, 2018

Top tips for people living with dementia Top tips for people living with dementia

    Most of us know someone who is affected by dementia, but did you know that dementia is actually an umbrella term and there are over 200 different types and sub-types of dementia? 

It’s been a year now since Hospiscare partnered with Dementia UK to sponsor a new role within Hospiscare -...

Volunteer video inspired by Hospiscare cleaner Volunteer video inspired by Hospiscare cleaner


Local charity Hospiscare relies heavily on the support of their 1,050 volunteers, who give an average of 3,700 hours a week.  This is equivalent to 98 full time workers and represents a massive £1.3m of volunteer support per year.

However, over the last few years Hospiscare have found it harder...

People naturally assume I have cancer, but I don’t… People naturally assume I have cancer,  but I don’t…

Sue Jenkin, 72 from Exmouth, used to work as the manager at a residential home for young people with mental health challenges.  Being surrounded by 18 to 30 year olds, Sue had an active lifestyle joining in with her residents on activities like abseiling and cycling.

But 10 years ago, after...

Hospiscare Heroes brave the heat! Hospiscare Heroes brave the heat!


A huge thank you this week goes to all our fantastic London Marathon runners, who braved the heat to raise money for Hospiscare.
 

A massive thank you to all our runners, including: 

  • Matthew Willmott

  • Roxanne Thorne

  • Fiona Pearson

  • Connie O'Donnell

  • Tom Stephenson

  • Lee Gillet

  • Lee Jordan

  • Gretchen Oldland

  • Jenny Hayes

  • Matt Lovesy

  • Elizabeth Searle

  • Lisa Boucher

  • David Marks

A big thank you also to...

Summer’s on its way with Hospiscare’s Open Gardens Summer’s on its way with Hospiscare’s Open Gardens



With summer on the horizon and the sun at last beginning to shine, many people’s thoughts will be turning to gardens and gardening. So what better time than now to get hold of a copy of the Hospiscare Open Gardens booklet and plan some visits to beautiful local...