News: Quiz Night Money Raised

Posted on 20th March 2019

I just want to thank everyone who supported the hospice, at last week’s BHBPA Pub Quiz at the Woolpack, I understand from my colleague Fiona that it was a very good, fun evening, and she was especially pleased to be able to join the team from HIlton Sharp and Clarke and come 5th!

 

I am pleased to let you know that £538.60 was raised from the raffle which is a terrific amount and I thought you mike like to know about some of our services and how your donation might be spent.

 

Over 80% of our patients are supported in their own home by our Clinical Nurse Specialists £95 will pay for one home visit.

 

Some of our patients benefit from physiotherapy or complementary therapies at a cost of around £37 per session.

 

We offer counselling to patients and their loved ones £44 will pay for a counselling session.

 

The average length of stay for an in-patient is around 13 days.  Each day costs around £390.

 

I know you will understand what a significant difference this donation makes to us, and I would like to thank you all once again for supporting the hospice.

 

Perhaps you and some others from the association would like to come over to the hospice for a cheque presentation soon.

 

Best wishes

 

Wendy Agate

 

Community Fundraising Manager

Direct dial: 01444 470713

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