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Hospice or care home; where is best for me or my loved one? Hospice or care home; where is best for me or my loved one?

When you are arranging care for a loved one, it is important to find the place that is best for them. Many people are under the impression that hospices and care homes are the same service but this is not the case. 
  Care homes

There are two main types of care...

Devon businesses enjoy a sunny day of golf to raise money for Hospiscare
Posted by on July 26th 2019 in Featured, General
The committee

The sun shone brightly the 15th Marnie Burgoyne Memorial Golf Day earlier this month when 50 teams, many from local businesses, took to the fairways at Exeter Golf & Country Club and helped to raise a fantastic £16,717 for local charity Hospiscare.

The day is organised by a committee of volunteers...

Candles on the Canal: Family, Live Music and a Time to Remember… Frances and her family - from left to right Jake, Kerry, Frances, Carla and Dan

Candles on the Canal is a new event hosted by local charity Hospiscare. Its purpose is to bring hundreds of local people together for a relaxed and uplifting evening in memory of loved ones who have died, taking place on Saturday 21 September from 4:30pm. Everyone is welcome regardless of...

How to cope with grief on Father's Day
Posted by on June 11th 2019 in Featured, General
How to cope with grief on Father's Day


When it feels like everyone around you is buying cards, writing Father's Day messages on social media or spending time with parents, how do you cope if you're grieving the loss of your dad? 

Everyone grieves differently and will find different things challenging or comforting. It may be that not all...

Cycling, poetry and Hospiscare – how Richard is dealing with cancer and kidney disease
Posted by on May 20th 2019 in Featured, General
Richard adapts cycling to the trike

Richard Owens, 76, from Honiton, was diagnosed with a rare kidney disease over 27 years ago. During this time Richard has been on different types of dialysis, medication and had a kidney transplant.

Eighteen months ago Richard found out that he also had prostate cancer and secondary cancer in his spine....