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Onwards We Go

October 25, 2018, by Matt Carter in One Man And His Dog

The Warminster leg is complete – some 65 miles in, but the bulk of the walking lies ahead of us. I have been surprised how quickly the miles have gone by, principally because I have been so well accompanied at every stage.…

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Day One

October 25, 2018, by Matt Carter in One Man And His Dog

What a wonderful day – it started with a 06.00 alarm, but not early enough. I have discovered I faff, takes hours to make that one cup of coffee and school run starts at 7am, which means getting anywhere is challenging. But…

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Getting Ready

October 25, 2018, by Matt Carter in One Man And His Dog

Well we have just had a great evening at Lucknam Park Hotel, Autumn drinks for high net worth and donors, went really well, best yet and really got the message across, but not the best start to this campaign. All Black training…

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Join our special ‘One Man and His Dog’ walking tour

October 1, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

We’re inviting local people to join our One Man and His Dog walking tour. From 17 October to 2 November, Chief Executive John Davies and his springer spaniel Myrtle will embark on a 180-mile walk, visiting all 28 Dorothy House shops in…

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NEW Car Park Update – Winsley

October 1, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

After 2.5 years in the planning and 9 years of discussions, numerous meetings with experts and our neighbours and ensuring the plans proposed met with local planning requirements… the new car park development commenced works on 10 September. Prior to this commencement…

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Prue DuFour Lifetime Achievement Award 2018

September 25, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

Every year we present an award to celebrate the vision of our founder, Prue Dufour, who established Dorothy House in her family home at 162 Bloomfield Rd in Bath in 1976. Inspired by the work of Dame Cicely Saunders, Prue’s vision was…

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Change of roles in our Executive Team

July 8, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

We are delighted to announce changes to the roles of two of our Executive Team – with immediate effect. Wayne de Leeuw will undertake the role of Director of Patient, Family Services and Deputy Chief Executive of Dorothy House. Ruth Gretton will now become…

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Improving Information sharing in End of Life Care

July 8, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

Our Medical Director, Dr Patricia Needham spoke at the Caldicott Principles and Information Sharing in End of Life Care Conference in London last week (25th June). Other speakers at the conference included Dr Karen Le Ball, Consultant Geriatrician, NHS Highland Chair, UK Clinical Ethics…

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