Bassetlaw Hospice based in Retford is the centre of specialist palliative care within Bassetlaw and this amazing charity provides vital care and support for local people. In turn, Bassetlaw Hospice needs help from the local community and business, either to raise funds which will ensure the hospices work continues, or to work as volunteers.
Bassetlaw Hospice in Retford
Providing high quality palliative care for the people of Bassetlaw
Bassetlaw Hospice based in Retford, is the only centre of specialist palliative care within the Bassetlaw District, providing high quality care and support for patients, their carers, and families.
Situated in a peaceful location behind Retford Hospital, Bassetlaw Hospice is all about making patient's lives more comfortable and creating a pleasant, warm, safe, and secure environment.
Bassetlaw Hospice provides Day Care facilities for up to 50 patients per week and In-Patient care 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
The Hospice's specific focus, in partnership with various health and social care agencies, is on the effective management of difficult symptoms, in order to improve a patient's quality of life.
Other referrals to the Hospice may be for emotional support, respite care, convalescence and care towards the end of life.
Drop-in sessions are also available in Retford and Worksop for those in the community who are caring for someone with long-term illnesses, cancer survivors and those who are bereaved.
To find out more about Bassetlaw Hospice click here
Why Bassetlaw Hospice Needs Our Support
The Charity aims to raise £250,000 every year to help support this vital service for the local community.
As the Charity is limited to fundraising within Bassetlaw, this sum has to be raised in the main through the generous support of the local community, businesses, schools, other organisations and their Charity Shops in Retford and Worksop.
How Local Business Can Help
The Hospice is keen to build relationships with local businesses and organisations and there are many ways to get involved, these include:
- Donating merchandise
- Organising an event
- Dress Down Days
- Charity of the Year
- Payroll Giving
- Jumble Days
- Collecting Tins
- Match Giving
If you would like to support them, Bassetlaw Hospice will do all they can to publicise the work you do for them.
How Individuals Can Help
Make a One off Donation
- Virgin Money Giving (Sponsoring)
- Donate in Memory
- Leave a Gift in Your Will
- Regular payments by Standing Order
- Gift Aid Your Donation (this does not cost you anything but makes a huge difference to the hospice)
Contact Bassetlaw Hospice Appeal for more information on making a donation on 01777 710444 alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Ways Individuals Can Help
RUN FUNDRAISING EVENTS - find more info here
Bassetlaw Hospice has many opportunities for volunteering such as:
- Day care volunteers
- Volunteer receptionists
- Volunteer drivers
- Volunteer fundraisers
- Charity shop volunteer
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Bassetlaw Hospice Charity Shops in Retford and Worksop sell items donated by the local community and help them raise valuable funds.
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