Sir Michael Sobell House
  • Sobell House Hospice Charity
    Churchill Hospital
    Headington
    Oxford
    OX3 7LJ
The Hospice is not just a place, it is a whole concept in care

For over 40 years Sir Michael Sobell House has been offering care and support to those residents throughout Oxfordshire suffering with life limiting illnesses.

The years since it's opening in 1975 have seen the hospice develop across a number of fronts, including the opening of the Day Centre and provision of home care and a new Triage Service.  Over the years the place of music, art and complementary therapies, chaplaincy work and social care have all been affirmed and established.

In Spring 2003 a new 20-bed hospice was opened on the current site to provide a modern hospice and improve the service to the community of Oxfordshire.  The hospice currently costs over £3.4 million a year to run, and depends greatly on the money raised by the Sobell House Hospice Charity and the generosity and support of local companies and individuals.

At Sobell House the focus is very much on the patient and the family, not the disease.  Patients with life limiting illness often need more care than those whose illness is curable or chronic.  As a result they can feel vulnerable and disadvantaged.

 

During the course of a typical year the hospice is involved with:

  • over 3,000 home care visits
  • over 3,000 day centre visits
  • over 500 people receiving residential care
  • over 400 families receiving help during bereavement


Those visiting the hospice for the first time often comment that it is not the gloomy and depressing place they had imagined it to be. Instead they find a place that if full of life and even joy.


Ways You Can Support Sobell House Hospice Charity

  • Take part in one of our events or hold one of your own
  • Join the Sobell Lottery
  • Visit or donate to our charity shops
  • Leave a gift in your will
  • Ask your employer to support us
  • Run a marathon/triathlon
  • Sponsor someone doing a Sobell event
  • Volunteer
  • Send a one off donation or donate online
  • Set up a regular gift donation
  • Buy our Christmas cards
  • Set up an Oakleaf tribute fund 

Sobell House Hospice Charity Shops

Sobell House Hospice Charity raises much needed funds through 7 charity shops and a warehouse across the county of Oxfordshire. 

 

Sobell House Hospice Shop

 

21 Market Square

Bicester

OX26 6AD

t: 01869 248788

 

Sobell House Hospice Shop

21 The Square

Botley

OX2 9LJ

t: 01865 251204

 

Sobell House Hospice Shop

 

119 London Road

Headington

Oxford OX3 9HZ

t: 01865 764400

 

Sobell House Kidlington Shop

8 Kidlington Centre

High Street

Kidlington

Oxford OX5 2DL

t: 01865 372441

 

Sobell House Hospice Shop

4 Little

Clarendon Street

Oxford

OX1 2HS

t: 01865 559927

 

Sobell House Hospice Charity

7 Greyhound Walk

Thame

OX9 2AH

 t: 01844 212682

 

Sobell House Hospice Shop

 

8 Langdale Court

Witney

OX28 6FG

t: 01993 703842

 

Sobell House Warehouse

Unit 10, Avenue One

Station Lane

Witney

OX28 4XZ

t: 01993 700660

 

 



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