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Hospice Care Week, 7-13 October 2019

This is what it takes ...

Hospice care is *free, but it's not cheap. It's important and demanding. And most of all, it's very special. Find out what it takes to give people and their families the care they need and deserve.

There are more than 200 hospices across the UK providing inpatient and home support for people and their families. But that’s not all.

It takes 40,000 staff, and more than 125,000 volunteers to provide the care they need. And while end of life care is one of the things that we will all need at some point, two-thirds of the £1.4 billion per year needed to run an essential public service comes from you – in public donations, legacies, shops, lotteries and events.

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* Free Hospice services include Day Hospice and the Inpatient UnitOther services can be accessed using a Personal Budget, Direct Payment or Continuing Healthcare Funding.  Speak to your Social Worker or Care Co-ordinator for more details.  


I want to find out what's happening at Alice House Hospice

What's on

Santa fun Run

Motown & Northern Soul Night

Christmas Raffle

Liam Gough Memorial Evening

Latest news

Margaret Elizabeth Lumley

Hospice Supporter, Volunteer and Amateur Potter

Fundraise for us Fundraise for Us - Colour Run

How can you help?

Sign up for the Hospice Lottery for a chance to win one of 26 weekly prizes. You can donate to any of our Hospice shops or volunteer to work in one. There are loads of ways you can help, run your own event, tick something off your bucket list or attend one of the Hospice events.
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Hartlepool Hospice Ltd (known locally as Alice House Hospice and formerly Hartlepool & District Hospice)
Registered office: Alice House, Wells Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 9DA.