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Meeting the needs of people with dementia

September 23, 2016, by Anna Richardson in Education

Dorothy House is committed to ensuring our services meet the needs of people with dementia and we have developed a strategy to do this. Our education team has been leading a project to work towards the following: Creating a dementia friendly environment…

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Mulberry bag winner at Bath Moonlight Walk

September 12, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

As part of the Bath Moonlight Walk, one of our lovely walkers, Yvonne Jamieson, won our raffle for a gorgeous bag worth £675, generously donated by Mulberry. Yvonne was walking in memory of her sister Edwina Abrook, and told us all about…

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Feathery Challenge at the Bath Moonlight Walk

September 12, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

The flashing bunny ears are winding down, the tutus are back in the dressing up box and the Bath Moonlight Walk is over for another year. On Saturday night, nearly 700 women set off on an 8km adventure around Bath in our…

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An opportunity to explore Mindfulness at Dorothy House

September 9, 2016, by Anna Richardson in News

At Dorothy House Hospice Care we are passionate about improving people’s quality of life and wellbeing. Mindfulness has been proven to help with psychological wellbeing and good mental health. It can also improve the immune system, and overall health and resilience, and is…

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What an achievement!

September 9, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

We would like to thank Pat Traves and Vince Pidgeley for their tremendous commitment and loyal support of Dorothy House. Since 2011,with tremendous support from Cumberwell Park Golf Club members, they have raised a truly amazing £32,015.71 for our patients, their families…

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A bloomin’ success on the allotment

September 8, 2016, by Matt Carter in Incredible Edible Dorothy HouseNews

Our fantastic Allotment group have been nurturing and cultivating these beautiful sunflowers. The results have been officially verified today! Congratulations to Derek who grew the largest sunflower head measuring 14 inches (37cm)! Also congratulations to Roger who grew the tallest sunflower measuring…

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Thanksgiving Service

September 7, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

You are invited to our Thanksgiving Service at Bath Abbey on Thursday 15 September at 7.30pm. We will be giving thanks for the legacy of Pru Dufour, who started the Hospice in 1976, and have the opportunity to reflect on the work…

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Olympic medallist visits Hospice

September 7, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

So there we were on Tuesday morning, getting ready for our Bath Moonlight Walk on Saturday, where we’ll be attempting a Guinness world record for the most feather boas worn… when who should drop in to say hello but Olympic silver medallist…

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Silver Street Chic

September 2, 2016, by Matt Carter in Dotty's ShopsNews

Thanks to everyone who came along to the launch of ‘Silver Street Chic’ in Trowbridge. It was great to see lots of people milling round and enjoying the cake pops and glass of fizz. There is some great finds to be had,…

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John’s BBQ fundraiser is a great success

August 23, 2016, by Jenny Steele in News

John Mitchell is one of our wonderful patients. He and his partner Carol held a BBQ at their home and invited friends and neighbours. Everyone had a fantastic evening with great food cooked by John himself. They raised in excess of £600…

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