Sue Ryder Care – Thorpe Hall Hospice, Peterborough. Providing care that liberates lives.
Sue Ryder Care provides compassionate care and support for people living with serious illnesses and conditions including cancer, multiple sclerosis and Huntingdon’s disease, as well as their families and loved ones.
In Peterborough, Sue Ryder Care – Thorpe Hall Hospice provides specialist care for patients, mostly with advanced cancer. We provide palliative care which aims to help people to achieve the best quality of life during each stage of their illness.
We also run a thriving Day Centre for people who have had a stroke or have progressive neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and Parkinson’s disease.
We take patients aged 18 and over. Many are in the 30-50 age group. Most of our patients come from within a 35-mile radius, not only from Greater Peterborough, but also from Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Rutland and east Northamptonshire, stretching as far south as Huntingdon and as far north as Grantham.
Sue Ryder Care - Thorpe Hall Hospice needs £2 million a year to operate. Around half of this comes from the local Health Authority and Social Services. The rest we have to raise ourselves. As a registered charity, we rely very much on donations, legacies and fundraising activities.
We have 4 Sue Ryder Care shops in Peterborough selling quality new and donated goods. To find out more about our shops visit www.suerydercare.org