Elmbridge Surrey Charities – Princess Alice Hospice Esher
Princess Alice Hospice Shops & Furniture
Following the latest government announcements, our retail shops and furniture collection service reopened on Monday 12 April 2021.
Thank you once again for your patience and support through these difficult times.
You can find information about the hospice below.
The slideshow gives links to a selection of posts about future and recent events, and also news about their fundraising activities and achievements.
About the Princess Alice Hospice
Princess Alice Hospice is a charity providing all patient care and support free of charge.
For more than 30 years, we have given outstanding, specialist end of life care to tens of thousands of adult patients, and support to their families and friends. The area we cover is across a large part of Surrey, south west London and Middlesex.
Today, at any one time, Hospice nurses, doctors and other specialist staff are looking after more than 800 people in need. The Hospice has a mission: to reach out to even more people by delivering outstanding care to those that need it. To enable us to do this we will rely on the commitment and support of our communities who help us raise vital funds.
With our innovative end of life care practices, our specialist doctors and nurses on our In-Patient Ward, help relieve pain and control our patients’ symptoms.
A patient’s time here can give their families and friends a break from the often exhausting task of caring for someone seriously ill. Even in the last stage of illness, we aim to give our patients the best possible quality of life, whilst providing their families and friends with the support they need..
Average cost of one day of care to a patient on the In-patient Unit – £469 – Average, patient stay – £5,898.
646 patients admitted, 36% of those admitted returned to their homes under care of the community team.
Our Community Team of Princess Alice Nurses is one of the largest specialist teams in the UK. Working with General Practitioners and District Nurses, our highly experienced team provide specialist care symptom control seven days a week.
They also offer essential advice and support to patients, their families and their friends at home or in care homes.
Average cost of each home visit – £88
Community Princess Alice nurses made 48,450 support phone calls to patients, their families and their carers.
Day Hospice – Services & Therapies
Open every weekday, the Day Hospice provides comprehensive clinical and therapeutic services, creative and complementary therapies.
Patients can also take part in a wide range of activities that include art, craft, music and an internet facility, or they can simply relax, enjoy our peaceful gardens and socialise.
Average cost for each attendance by a Day-Patient for free comprehensive clinical and therapeutic care – £218.
2,198 day-patient attendances
1,713 complementary therapy sessions and 2,564 physiotherapy sessions provided to patients.
Our Social Work team plays a vital role supporting patients, their families and their friends with counselling and advice on practical and financial matters.
The team also manages a Bereavement Service supported by specially trained volunteers and led by a professional co-ordinator. The Hospice Chaplain and a group of dedicated volunteers offer spiritual support.
Average cost of session by specially trained team – £100
3,059 counselling sessions and 2,825 social work sessions delivered during the year by our specially trained team.
Princess Alice Hospice’s Mission
We help relieve pain and control our patients’ symptoms with free end of life care and high quality nursing. Even in the last stage of illness, we aim to give all patients the best possible quality of life.
Through our education and research activities, we also work to improve end of life care across the UK and internationally.
Need For Fundraising & Donations
£9.9m is needed each year to provide vital and much needed services. With limited NHS fundraising, 74% of our income is generated by fundraising, retail operations, donations and legacies and it’s only the ongoing, generous support of our community and beyond that makes it possible to do our work.
Princess Alice Hospice Shops
♻️ On average 95% of clothing donated to charity shops is resold or recycled and each shop diverts 29 tonnes of textiles away from landfill per year (stats Charity Retail Association)
♻️ Princess Alice Hospice shops will put your pre-loved clothes & bric-a-brac to good use!
We have High Street Shops, Furniture Shops and Children’s Shops throughout Surrey, South London and surrounding areas including shops at Addlestone, Ashford, Ashtead, Banstead, Chertsey, Chessington, Claygate, Cobham, Dorking, East Sheen, Egham, Epsom, Esher, Feltham, Great Bookham, Kingston Fife Road, Leatherhead, Molesey, New Malden, Raynes Park, Richmond, Shepperton, Staines, Sunbury Cross, Surbiton, Teddington, Twickenham, Walton on Thames, Weybridge, Whitton, Worcester Park. Full details on our website.
Weybridge Princess Alice Charity Shop
Fashion, Furniture & Home
Mon – Sat: 9:30am – 5pm / Sun: 10am – 4pm
(Open On Bank Holidays)
27B High Street,
Surrey KT13 8AX
Phone: 01932 859 837
PLEASE NOTE: Opening days and hours may vary due to daily deep cleaning regimes and staff availability
When our shop is closed, you can still support us by using our eBay shop – please visit www.pah.org.uk/ebay
Fundraising Events In Aid Of Princess Alice Hospice
There are many ways that you can support us. If you have a hobby, turn it into a fundraiser!
Why not get your friends, family, work mates, fellow sports club and hobby group members together and create a fundraising event for Princess Alice Hospice?
You could arrange a bike ride, run and jog or maybe a country walk and for the less physical you could host a quiz night, bridge drive, table top sale or maybe even a gala dinner.
What ever you decide to arrange, be sure to encourage others to follow suit, become a Community Champion and help promote your local Hospice in your local area.
So go on – choose a fun and rewarding activity and turn it into a fundraiser and make a difference to our vital care and support.
Publicity For Fundraising Events
The all about Weybridge regularly publices fundraising events for Local Charities including the Princess Alice Hospice on our News & Events section. So please take a look to see what fund raisers are coming up and support them, or if you are holding an event send details in to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to include it.
Video – Pippa’s Story
Our specialist nurses, doctors, therapists, social workers, and bereavement volunteers offer care and support for you and your family in your own home or at our Hospice in Esher.
The video shows some of the great work that the hospice does and your support from donations or one of our fundraising events goes towards helping people like Pippa.
For more information and some current volunteer opportunities, visit our website and select the volunteering page, or contact us by email or phone: email@example.com Tel: 01372 461856
News & Events For Princess Alice Hospice
Remember that many fundraising events in the past will be running again in the near future, so hopefully these will inspire you to get in touch with the hospice to see how you can sign up for the next fundraiser!
Firewalk In Aid of Princess Alice Hospice and Esher Rugby Club Funfair & Fireworks Display Firewalk: Walk on hot coals in aid of Princess Alice Hospice We have got a very exciting firewalk planned on the 5th November at Esher Rugby Club. All those taking...
Why I Volunteer at the Princess Alice Hospice Shop - Natalie Wiltshire-Grundy Natalie Wiltshire-Grundy: Shop Volunteer and now Sales Assistant Natalie has always been aware of the Hospice's role in the community but when her local shop moved to bigger premises, she...
Please Support Amazing Mountains & Marathon Fundraiser for Princess Alice Hospice Mikolaj's 7:3:7 challenge: 7 days 3 events in July. 90km & 2 mountain peaks "I am running a 91km marathon with 6200km elevation for Princess Alice Hospice because...
Princess Alice Hospice Santa Fun Run Goes Global for Christmas Wherever you are in the world, you can join in the 2020 Santa Fun Run!Wherever you are in the world, you can enjoy some festive family fun and raise much-needed funds for Princess Alice...
Join the Virtual Garden Show this month and support Princess Alice Hospice Virtual Garden Show: 1st to 31st July 2020Share your home-grown havens & visit other gardens online! – in support of the vital services of Princess Alice...
Do Your Children Have Questions About Coronavirus? - Free Recommended BookDo your Children have Questions about Coronavirus? Princess Alice Hospice & Dept for Education have both recommended this FREE downloadable book which helps explain Coronavirus to children....
Princess Alice Hospice shops will be closed until further notice, as a precautionary measure during the current COVID-19 emergency, for the safety of staff, volunteers and shoppers. Customers are being asked not to bring donations of goods for sale, and the furniture collection and delivery service has also been suspended. Supporters of the Esher-based charity – which depends almost entirely on charitable donations – are being urged to keep supporting in alternative ways such as making an online one-off or regular donation or signing up for the Lottery
Join In The Fun - Have A PJ Day To Support Night Nurses Of Princess Alice Hospice Don't Let The Kids Have All The Fun - Join the Princess Alice PJ Push!Around 2,500 Surrey schoolchildren are set to join a huge PJ Day fundraiser – in...
London Skyscraper Abseil - In Aid Of Princess Alice Hospice Esher Join the Princess Alice Hospice team abseiling down Broadgate Tower, one of the most prestigious skyscrapers in London - Take The Challenge! Do you have a head for heights? Or like a...
Cyclists' Sizzling Cycle Trip To Paris Raises £14,000 For Hospice Funds Nearly three dozen cyclists from an Ashford club battled through the hottest day ever in France en route for Paris - and raised around £14,000 for Princess Alice Hospice. Members of...
Skydive At 60 – A Birthday Breeze Ray Murphy, who chose to celebrate his 60th birthday with a charity skydive. Jumping from a plane at about 10,000 feet is an unusual birthday treat. For Ray Murphy, a business coach, it turned out to be one of the best...
Our annual Summer Fete and Dog Show in Esher is great fun for people and dogs of all ages! Come along and join the fun; Refreshments and entertainment including: • Live music and entertainment • A variety of food stalls • Children’s activities • Circus skills • Pimms, gin, prosecco and beer • Strawberries and cream • Giant whack a mole • Games for all ages.