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Service provision in light of bad weather

February 28, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

In light of the predicted bad weather over the next couple of days (Thursday 1 and Friday 2 March), we have reviewed our service provision over the period. The Inpatient Unit will be open as usual, and will be open to admissions subject…

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UPDATE: Phone lines at Winsley are now back up and running

February 9, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

UPDATE (11:13am Friday 8 February) All phone lines at Winsley are now backup and running, we are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Again, thank you for your patience. Please be aware that all phone lines into Dorothy House are…

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Time for action on findings of Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

February 2, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

By Stephen Dale, Head of Community Partnerships at Dorothy House Hospice Care Loneliness is sadly an everyday fact of life for many people living with life-limiting conditions and for the people who care for them. We encounter it every day working in…

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Jacob Rees-Mogg visits Hospice

January 12, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

We would like to extend our thanks to Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg for visiting us on Friday 12 January. We were grateful for the opportunity to highlight the importance of End of Life Care and its relation to the Health and Social…

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Healthwatch Wiltshire report

November 22, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Healthwatch Wiltshire is the county’s independent health and care champion. It exists to ensure that people are at the heart of care. In 2016 Dorothy House Hospice Care asked Healthwatch Wiltshire to establish and maintain a User Advisory Group (UAG) made up…

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National report highlights outstanding work of Dorothy House

October 13, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Hospices offering more ‘Outstanding’ care than other services regulated by CQC   Hospice care across England has the highest percentage of services rated ‘Outstanding’, according to a new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   ‘The State of Hospice Services in…

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Recruitment Open Days

September 8, 2017, by Matt Carter in Dotty's Shops

Come and meet the teams, hear our stories, and find your perfect fit… Are you looking for the perfect fit within the charity sector? Or just something flexible, yet immeasurably rewarding? Dorothy House will be holding two Open Days in September, giving…

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Rygor celebrate fundraising success

July 25, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Rygor, a Westbury based vehicle group dealer, are celebrating their fundraising success with their Charities of the Year scheme. This year, Rygor are supporting the James Hopkins Trust, the Bath Cats & Dogs Home and Dorothy House Hospice Care. The Charities of…

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