Posted on 31st May 2017
We only look a little wet! It’s a good job we did not wait until after the tournament to take the photos!
As I have said many times, the hospice is incredibly grateful to BHBPA for all its support of the hospice. The BHBiz Awards was such a fun event and to have raised £2,500 was phenomenal amount of money. We included all the sponsorship money that I think Estie is sorting out?
We often get asked how the money is spent and I thought you might find it useful to see some of the costs that could be covered with the donation.
£600 could train a team of ten new hospice volunteers
£384 could pay for a Healthcare Assistant for a week
£318 could pay to clean the hospice for a week
£112 could pay for a home visit by our palliative consultant
£60 could pay for four complementary therapy sessions in the Beacon View Wellbeing Centre
£27 could pay for one hour of counselling
£23 could pay for one hour of support in a patient’s own home
£19 could pay for one hour of care from a hospice nurse
£10 could help provide a bath for a patient
I hope the event on Tuesday at Q Leisure went well.
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It’s much more than just a networking group, although it is supremely good at that too. BHBPA is inclusive and friendly and acts like a mutual-support society. The events are stimulating, worthwhile and often great fun and I believe most members share this opinion.”"
"“We have been members of BHBPA from its inception, and seen the organisation steadily grow and expand into the dynamic entity it is today, bringing positive benefits to all its members.""
"This association was started with a lot of effort from a few local businessmen and has proved to be a very powerful and useful tool for our business. The BHBPA has influence at the top level; when action is needed, the BHBPA gets it done. We are kept in touch with all that is happening on our doorstep and will often act because of what is published in the weekly emails / newsletters."