Kirkwood Hospice
  • 21 Albany Road
    Dalton
    Huddersfield
    West Yorkshire
    HD5 9UY
Kirkwood Hospice of Dalton, Huddersfield is a charitable organisation providing specialist care for those facing a life-threatening illness in the Kirklees area.

 

The best of Huddersfield

Charitable Organisation

Kirkwood Hospice

Huddersfield 01484 557911


Kirkwood Hospice near Huddersfield is a charitable organisation providing specialist pallitative care and emotional support for those affected by life-threatening illness in the Kirkless area.

 


 

Events


The Midnight Memory Walk - Sat 19th June

 

Ladies Luncheon - 9 October

 

Overseas Trekking in Nepal - between 26 Feb & 10 March

Christmas Fair

 


 

Since opening in 1987 in Dalton, Huddersfield, Kirkwood Hospice has been an invaluable resource to the people of the Kirklees area.

It is a charitable organisation which provides treatment, care and support for those facing a life-threatening illness from which they will not recover. The hospice also provides support for families, friends and carers.

 


 

Kirkwood Hospice is a charity which serves the local people of Huddersfield and Kirklees. It respects individual needs and wishes, caring for each person to help them achieve the best possible quality of life.

 



The services

Kirkwood Hospice provides specialist palliative care. The clinical team of nurses, doctors and other health care professionals treat the physical symptoms of the illness whilst also providing emotional and spiritual support when needed.

As well as providing treatment on site, Kirkwood Hospice also supports patients who would like to continue living at home with specialist help, advice and care.

Families, friends and carers are offered additional support and help during the patient's illness and in bereavement.

 


 

Kirkwood Hospice is unable to add days to life, but strives to add life to days.

 


 

By listening to patients and having a flexible approach to caring, Kirkwood Hospice aims to meet each patient's particular needs and wishes, helping them to make the most of the time they have left.

 


 

Facilities


The hospice includes:

 

  • 16 in-patient beds
  • Support & Therapy Centre providing day care services and a drop-in facility
  • Family Care Centre offering support and bereavement services
  • "Kirkwood Koalas" - dedicated help for bereaved children
  • Education Centre providing palliative care education and training
  • Access to care and advice including a telephone helpline which is available 24/7/365

 



As a charity, all of the care at Kirkwood Hospice, Huddersfield is given free of charge.

 


 

How to help

Kirkwood Hospice is charitable organisation and only receives a fraction of its costs from the local Primary Care Trusts. The shortfall is made up by generous donations and help from local individuals, companies and organisations.

You can donate time or money to Kirkwood Hospice - there are many ways to help:

  • Come to a fundraising event
  • Join the Friends Of Kirkwood Hospice
  • Raise money by selling Kirkwood Hospice goods
  • Leave a legacy
  • Shop in or donate items to a Kirkwood Hospice Shop
  • Organise a fundraising activity
  • Get involved in fundraising at your workplace
  • Volunteer at Kirkwood Hospice or one of its shops
  • Join the Kirkwood Hospice Lottery TXT Care to 67777
  • Make a financial donation

Small or large, you can be sure that every donation will make a difference to the people of Kirklees who need this specialist care.


Contact

For information on how you can help or donate, please call the Fundraising Department on Huddersfield 01484 557911 or visit the website.

Please mention the best of Huddersfield when you get in touch.

 


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At such an emotional time, you really need support and care from people who understand what you are going through. The staff at Kirkwood Hospice are simply wonderful, and I am not sure we would have coped...
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