HospiceCare North Northumberland

Caring for Life!

  • It was very comforting to know that there was someone who could take over and help when we were getting very tired.

Chairman's Welcome

 

Welcome to the HospiceCare

We know from our work with patients who have life-limiting conditions, their families and carers, that our services are greatly valued and make a real difference.

John Swanson, Chairman of Trustees

Latest Hospice Happenings

Welcome!

HospiceCare is North Northumberland's only local Hospice providing personalised care and support for patients, carers and families.

HospiceCare has a dedicated team of Health Care Assistants who have all the necessary skills and knowledge to care and support patients, carers and families in their own home,

 

working in partnership with other health and social care providers.

The timing of care and support delivered is tailored around the needs of the patient and family or carer.

Hospice at Home is also about supporting those who wish to die at home. This might involve providing care at short notice to facilitate rapid discharge from hospital, as well as being there when a patient’s condition begins to deteriorate. Our professional Hospice at Home team is supported by volunteers who play a valuable role, whether providing complementary therapies in the home or simply being with the patient whilst their carer goes shopping or to the hairdresser.

We hope you are inspired by the work we do and the amazing stories from patients and families. There are many ways in which you can support us ranging from direct donations, coming to one of our events or challenges, volunteering, community fundraising, corporate partnerships and so much more. Please help us to continue to provide this free and local service to so many people.

Sue Gilbertson   

HospiceCare Nurse/Manager

Contact

Castleside House,
40 Narrowgate, Alnwick,
Northumberland NE66 1JQ
Tel: 01665 606515
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