Marshalls are urgently required for the Ashgate Hospice Midnight Walk which will be taking place on Saturday 22nd June to Sunday 23rd June...read more »
Ashgate Hospice - our aim is to enable people with life-limiting illnesses to have access to appropriate professional assistance and care. We are a charitable organisation based in Chesterfield and need to raise over £2.7 million every year, find out how you can help?
Ashgate Hospice is an independent registered charity (charity number 700636) that provides specialist palliative care (care to relieve pain rather than cure), both in the Hospice and community settings, for adults in North Derbyshire. The needs of the patients, their families, friends and carers are fundamental to the philosophy of the Hospice.
Our aim is to enable people with life-limiting illnesses to have access to appropriate professional assistance and care and to help patients achieve the best possible quality of life in accordance with their wishes. We do not charge patients for the services we provide.
Ashgate Hospice has a full range of services provided by a multi-disciplinary team led by two Consultants in Palliative Medicine and includes: -
Bereavement Service and Chaplains
The clinical team work together with a support team consisting of: -
These teams all come together to provide the excellent, specialised service that we are renowned for. Ashgate Hospice also provides education, training, support and advice in palliative care to health workers in the community.
Ashgate Hospice employs 130 staff in clinical and support positions helped by 200 volunteers who assist at Ashgate Hospice, the charity shops, and in fundraising.
How Much Do We Need To Raise?
It costs Ashgate Hospice nealy £5 million a year to provide these valuable services, of which £2.7 million needs to be raised purely through voluntary contributions and fundraising.
Ashgate Hospice offers a number of ways for everyone to help, including: -
And much more!
Without the help of local people, groups and companies, Ashgate Hospice would simply not be able to continue providing its vital services to the community. Without your help, Ashgate Hospice would simply not be able continue providing its vital services to local people.
What Can You Do To Help?
Ashgate Hospice relies greatly on the generosity of the general public to ensure our vital services continue to be provided. Whether you decide to make a cash donation, give regularly, leave a gift to Ashgate Hospice in your Will or support Ashgate Hospice with a fundraising event, your support is greatly appreciated. There are many other ways you can help too, including joining our Lottery and being in with the chance of winning £1,000 each week, visiting one of our charity shops, donating your good quality unwanted items, getting your company involved by having a collecting box or joining in one of our fun days, to even following us on social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter, see the links to the side.
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The Midnight Walk is back - and for the first time, we are inviting men to join in the fun too!read more »
Christmas isn’t too far away and below are just some ideas on how you can get involved and support Ashgate Hospice over the next few weeks and for Christmas...read more »
Sisters Denise James and Elaine Mason and 4 friends put on an amazing Big Fat Sports Ball at B2Net Stadium on 7th July with over 200 people donning Red, White & Blue.read more »
The new Donation Centre and newly refurbished Furniture Store and Bedroom Centre was officially opened at 6.00pm on Monday 1st October by Chesterfield's very own Matt Smith (Dr Who) look-alike!read more »
A really easy way, everyone can support Ashgate Hospice is either by donating or shopping in one of their many charity shops.read more »
We all know how busy Santa is during the run up to Christmas, but he still loves to find time to write letters to children all over the world!read more »
There is a fantastic range of Christmas Cards on offer for you to purchase now, in support of Ashgate Hospice this year.read more »
Ashgate Hospice is joining forces with hospices across the UK to launch the first ever Hospice Care Week.read more »
There are many ways you can help Ashgate Hospice........read more »
Last week I had the greatest pleasure of meeting 2 of Ashgates Angels, Emily and Rebecca part of the fundraising team at Ashgate Hospice.read more »