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Sign up for Dry January

December 7, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Are you up for a super duper new year challenge? One where you can end up fitter, richer, lighter, healthier and you don’t have to leave home to do it? AND it benefits Dorothy House! All you have to do is give…

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Santas and Fairies dazzled in December sun

December 5, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

On Sunday 4 December nearly 200 runners, dressed as Santas and Fairies, took time to raise money for Dorothy House Hospice Care by running 5km in the 2016 Santa and Fairy Fun Run in Winsley. The weather was beautifully sunny and crisp…

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Dotty Baubles from Bath Aqua Glass

November 24, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

We are so grateful to Bath Aqua Glass who are once again selling a beautiful glass ‘Dotty Bauble’ Christmas Tree decoration, with all profits from sales coming to Dorothy House Hospice Care. The baubles are handmade in Walcot Street, Bath by the…

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Dementia – why should we care?

November 23, 2016, by Biddy Walcot in DementiaNews

More and more people are being diagnosed with dementia in the UK each year. There are now around 850,000 people with dementia and by 2025, that number is predicted to rise to 1 million. It’s not that we are, as a nation,…

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Hospice UK Conference 2016

November 23, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

In November 2016 a group from Dorothy House Hospice Care visited the Hospice UK conference in Liverpool. Not only did they hear about new and interesting developments and trends on Hospice care around the country, but they also presented five posters about…

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Upcoming collections

November 22, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Some of the busiest trading days of the year are fast approaching, and Dorothy House is hoping that generous shoppers will enter into the festive spirit to dig deep and help support our care at two community collection events we have coming…

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40th Birthday Prize Draw Winner

November 18, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Dorothy House Hospice Care and its partner Islington Motor Group in Trowbridge announce the winners of their 40th Birthday Prize Draw this week as two sisters, Mary and Frances of Bath. Frances Larcombe collected the winning prize, a new Citroen C1 car,…

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Hot Stepping at the Hospice

November 11, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

We had an amazing night on Thursday 10 November at our Firewalk 2016! Well done everyone – you’re all fantastic!  Thank you so much for your support – and to everyone who helped out too. Here are a selection of  photos from…

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Diet at Dorothy House Hospice Care

October 28, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Support around diet is an important part of palliative and end of life care. At DHHC, we are lucky to have the expertise of Anne Holdoway (left in the picture above), Consultant Dietitian, who was recently awarded a Fellowship of the British…

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Fostering links with other health care providers

October 27, 2016, by Matt Carter in EducationNews

The Link Nurse and Residential Care Home Schemes were established at DHHC in 2004 and 2014, respectively. The aim of both schemes was to foster links between local homes and the Hospice, to help support staff in caring for dying people, to…

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