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Dorothy House awarded ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission

January 18, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

We are delighted to announce that we have received an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Outstanding is the highest available rating and places us in the top 6% of adult social care providers nationally, it is awarded by the…

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Dementia update

January 17, 2017, by Biddy Walcot in DementiaNews

As part of our on-going programme to become a dementia-friendly organisation, we’ve made some surprising changes to some of the patient areas in the hospice at Winsley including newly painted corridors and public areas, and new signage. Funded by an NHS CQUIN…

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Snowdrops at Great Chalfield

January 11, 2017, by Biddy Walcot in News

It’s time to dust off doleful winteriness and step gingerly into spring. The very best way to do this is to get down to Great Chalfield Manor on Sunday 12 February and view the fantastic carpet of snowdrops there. One of our…

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Oh Christmas Trees, Oh Christmas Trees

January 9, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that registered to have their Christmas tree collected by us over the weekend. If you made a donation, your money will go directly to supporting patients, their families and carers, and…

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Winter Clearance Sale

December 21, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Ding dong! The winter clearance sale starts in Dorothy House shops* on 24 December so you can finish your Christmas and New Year sale shopping at the same time! There are some fantastic bargains to be had and all for your favourite…

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The Helen Straker Charity

December 19, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

This week the Helen Straker Charity announced it has raised £80,000 during 2016 in aid of two charities, Dorothy House Hospice Care and the RUH Forever Friends Appeal. Both charities received £40,000 at a recent cheque presentation held at The Bear Hotel…

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Calling rugby fans! The Bath Men’s Walk is back!

December 19, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Join the Bath Men’s Walk and earn a pie, a pint and top Six Nations action at the Rec. 600 men due to walk in aid of Bath Rugby Foundation and Dorothy House Hospice Care. On Saturday 18th a record number of…

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Dolls House Raffle Helps Hospice

December 13, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Davies and Way Estate Agents have enjoyed a prominent position on the High Street in Keynsham for many years. Having already  sponsoring the Keynsham Winter Festival , they have also decided to help two charities:  Sue Ryder and Dorothy House Hospice Care.…

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Bowlers support Hospice

December 13, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Each bowling season the Captains of Keynsham Bowling Club nominate a charity for the Club to support, and in 2016 this was  Dorothy House Hospice Care. A presentation is always made at the Club’s Christmas Coffee Morning, and a cheque for £1,200.00…

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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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