Fundraise & Get Involved

Our Services are free of charge to all patients and their loved ones. We need to raise over £7 million every year to provide outstanding Hospice care to the local community.
To get involved with our fundraising activities, design your own, or make a donation, use the information on this page.

I am an existing patient

Volunteer and Patient
As an existing patient at Hospice in the Weald, you can access any combination of our five Services at any time to ensure your care is completely individualised.
Did you know that you or your loved ones can access counselling or other relaxation techniques and support at any stage of your illness?

You can also access in-patient care at Cottage Hospice or the In-Patient Ward.

Hospice Outreach Service can provide care for you in your own home, in a care home, and arrange Hospice appointments for you. They can also help you arrange access to physiotherapy, occupational therapy and any of our other Services.

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If you need help or advice right now, please visit the 24/7 Help Hub to speak to a Hospice Nurse at any time, or to search for the information you need.

Our Services include:

If you have a particular challenge or symptom you would like support with, please ask your usual point of contact at the Hospice, or phone us on 01892 820515.

Creative and music therapies

Creative therapy is a great way for you to express yourself. You don’t have to be ‘creative’, or  ‘good’ at music as such. to reap the benefits.

Currently, creative therapies at Hospice Day Service are paused. Hospice Day Service is running in a virtual capacity to keep everyone safe.

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Complementary Therapies

Hospice Day Service is able to offer a wide range of different complementary therapies completely free of charge. These are provided by our team of professionally qualified therapists who volunteer across the Hospice.

Currently, complementary therapies at Hospice Day Service are paused. Hospice Day Service is running in a virtual capacity to keep everyone safe.

Reflexology

The therapy involves massaging the feet, centring on points on the foot that relate to parts of the body.

Reiki

Reiki is a nurturing, harmonising and balancing form of energy treatment. It is hands-on, very gentle and non-intrusive, using universal energy (“rei-ki”) to treat the mind and body, and our emotions and personal wellbeing, promoting a better flow of energy within and around us.

The reiki practitioner gently places their hands in a series of non-intrusive positions either lightly touching or over the patients body.

Acupuncture

The acupuncture group aims to help with all varieties of stress and anxiety related conditions by using very thin needles that are inserted into the ear at specific points.

Yoga

The Yoga group works through a series of movements focusing on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

Qi Gong Yoga

The Qi Gong Yoga group is a slightly different form of yoga. This group works by using postures, exercises, breathing techniques, and meditations. Its techniques are designed to improve and balance the body’s energy.

Massage

The Yoga group works through a series of movements focusing on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

Head Massage

Head massage involves the therapist massaging on or around the scalp causing blood to rush to the massaged area and stimulates the scalp. Is it a very relaxing form of massage.

Bach Flower Remedies

Bach remedies are extractions from nature that can help balance emotional and thought highs and lows where needed. Their effects can be felt quite quickly after taking them, particularly in a crisis. Only 1 or 2 sessions needed.

Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a manual therapy that aims to improve health across all body systems by manipulating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework. An Osteopath will focus on the joints, muscles, and spine, aiming to increase the mobility of joints, relieving muscle tension and enhancing the blood supply to tissues.

Hand Massage

A form of massage in which parts of the hands are rubbed by a masseuse using their fingers and knuckles. A hand massage aims to relax and calm.

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Benefit Support

The Hospice Outreach Service can help with filling out forms and applying for additional financial support.

Contact the Hospice Outreach Service
Group Activities

Currently, Group Activities at Hospice Day Service are paused. Hospice Day Service is running in a virtual capacity to keep everyone safe and you can find out more on our Virtual Hospice Day Service page.

Virtual Hospice Day Service
In-Patient Care

You may be able to benefit from In-Patient Care at Cottage Hospice or on the In-Patient Ward. The Hospice Outreach Service will be able to advise you and help you make a decision on whether this is right for you.

Find out more about In-Patient Care