The Hospice gives free care to around 700 families affected by cancer and other life threatening conditions. They are the major charity providing free specialist nursing care at home over a 700 square mile area including Bath, North East Somerset and parts of Wiltshire. Short-term care, out-patient and day patient services are provided at the hospice in Winsley near Bath. Dorothy House are fundraising to take a number of day patients, who have usually given up all hope of ever having a few days away from home, on holiday to Center Parcs, Longleat. Costs for the week total around £6,000 including nursing care, chalet hire and a meal out and patients are asked to contribute £40 towards the cost of their holiday. The benefits to the patients are enormous.
Contact: Katrina Sudbury, Director of Fundraising & Communications, Dorothy House Hospice Care, Winsley, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 2LE. firstname.lastname@example.org