40 years of Dorothy House

Dorothy House gives free high-quality care and support to people with life-limiting illness.

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40 years

Light up a Life 2016

Every year, we run our Light up a Life appeal, inviting people to sponsor a light on our Christmas tree in Winsley. We are also holding a number of services across the communities we serve; with the first held on Tuesday 29 November at Bath Abbey.

40 years

Christmas Appeal

Donations from our supporters help us to care for our patients, their families and carers at a time when it matters most – and that ‘time’ is especially poignant at Christmas.

Patients, Carers & Families

Patients, Carers & Families

Whether you are with us as a patient, carer, family member or friend, please be assured that we will give you all the care and support we can. If you have…



We offer a wide range of services across the hospice and this section explores the services, therapies and treatments that may be available to patients and their families on referral.…

Get involved

Get involved

There are so many ways that you can get involved and support our patients and their families. Whether it is volunteering for us in one of over 40 different roles…


Three round glass baubles

Dotty Baubles from Bath Aqua Glass

November 24, 2016, by Matt Carter
hands holding clipboard writing word 'dementia'

Dementia – why should we care?

November 23, 2016, by Biddy Walcot
A choir in front of the words Folded Wings

‘Folded Wings’ CD launched at Light up a Life

November 23, 2016, by Matt Carter

Upcoming events

Bunting that spells out 'Carpe'

Faye's Story

Sometimes we are given precious gifts. Faye, one of our patients, has shared her personal story and journey with Dorothy House Hospice Care When I found out in January that…