Elmbridge Surrey Charities – Princess Alice Hospice Esher
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
We give outstanding end of life care to adult patients, and support to their families and friends across a large part of Surrey, south west London and Middlesex.
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.
Pricess 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
Yearly cost of providing services: Over £7 Million
As a charity, over 76% of our income must be generated through Fundraising and Voluntary Donations from the community. This amounts to £5.47 million. This is crucial to the continuation of our work and supplements a modest NHS contribution
For every £1 donated: 84p to charitable activities, 11p to fundraising to secure further donations and 5p for management and administration.
Princess Alice Hospice Shops
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.
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 What’s On 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 email@example.com and we will do our best to include it.
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 at the fete or one of our other fundraising events goes towards helping people like Pippa.
Contact details for the hospice
Telephone: 01372 461808
More information about the charity and the work it does on the Princess Alice Hospice website: www.pah.org.uk
For more information and some current volunteer opportunities, visit our website and select the volunteering page, or contact us by email or phone: firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
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...read more
Royal Parks Half Marathon - Princess Alice Hospice Please Support Princess Alice Hospice Runners With Their Fundraising on the Royal Parks Half Marathon This is a wonderful opportunity for runners to challenge themselves whilst raising vital funds for Princess Alice...read more
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all about Weybridge - useful information about Weybridge, Surrey & surrounding areas Elmbridge Community Events – Princess Alice Hospice Summer Fete at Esher Join Us For A Day Of Craft Stalls, Homemade Goodies, Dog Show, Choir & Other Entertainment. There are lots of...read more
all about Weybridge - useful information about Weybridge, Surrey & surrounding areasChristmas Craft Fair At Princess Alice Hospice Esher SurreyThe Friends of Princess Alice Hospice invite you to enjoy a day of Christmas shopping! There will be handmade gifts and...read more
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