Care home residents take on the Virtual Hospice Run
High praise goes to the fantastic residents and staff at the Tunbridge Wells Care Centre, who decided this year to take part in the first ever Virtual Hospice Run to raise vital funds for Hospice in the Weald. After decorating their garden with bunting and Hospice banners, the residents, with assistance from the amazing care assistants and nurses, enjoyed being out in the fresh air getting exer...
Hospice Triathletes Triumph
We would like to congratulate our very own Dr Helen McGee, Dr Bruno Capone & Jo Lavender for completing the Hever Triathalon this weekend. The team, comprising of Helen, Medical Director, Bruno, Hospice Doctor, and Jo, Finance Director, made short work of the challenge by taking on one stage each in a relay event to fundraise for the Hospice.
Patients enjoy Music in the Hospice Gardens
Lucy and her mum have been longstanding supporters of the Hospice, holding a fundraising concert annually to raise funds. With the challenges of COVID-19 meaning the usual fundraising concert would not be possible, Lucy decided to use her skills to support the Hospice in different ways instead.
She has visited the Hospice to perform for patients and visitors on the In-Pa...
Junior Footballers Get Fundraising!
Over 60 Junior members from Chipstead Football club took part in their fourth football tournament in aid of the Hospice. Children played in age groups from under 6/7, under 8/9 and under 10/11, in a Champions League themed event. Each age group played a round of group stages before progressing to a final game.
This is the fourth tournament the club have organised in support of the...
Socially distant success
A big thank you to Ellie, a supporter you may recognise! Ellie has completed a huge variety of fundraising activities in memory of her Daddy, Simon.
Her latest great idea, a socially distant cake sale and raffle, raised an amazing £1,128. Well done Ellie!
You can see Ellie and Simon's story
Hospice in the Home continues to care and always will
We caught up with Louise Buck, Head of Hospice in the Home to talk about how the service was coping and whether things had changed at all with the eases to lockdown.
The Hospice in the Home team see almost 400 patients each and every week between 24 nursing staff. People still require care and support in their own homes, perhaps now more than ever as the vulnerable shield. The tea...