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
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.
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
£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
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 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!
Santa Fun Runs - FUNdraising for Princess Alice Hospice Esher Santa Fun Run 2018 Launch yourself into the festive season by joining us for our 5k Santa Fun Runs in Bushy Park, Richmond Park and our newest venue for 2018 Painshill Park. The 2018 Santa Fun Runs promise...read more
Clothes, for what they’re worth - Princess Alice Hospice Shop Clothes, for what they’re worth If you think your wardrobe is costing you the earth – you are probably right. Almost everyone is aware of the devastating effects on the environment, of discarded plastic and...read more
Cobham Stuntman Rocky's Celebrity Golf Challenge For Hospice Funds Take one stuntman, a boxer, a handful of snooker players, footballers and actors - and challenge them to a game of golf Result: a cash bonus for the one good cause they all support –...read more
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
all about Weybridge - useful information about Weybridge, Surrey & surrounding areas Spinnaker Tower Abseil - In Aid Of Princess Alice Hospice Esher Join the Princess Alice Hospice team abseiling down the spectacular 100m Emirates Spinnaker Tower in...read more
all about Weybridge - useful information about Weybridge, Surrey & surrounding areas Compassionate Neighbours - Volunteering Opportunity Provided By Princess Alice Hospice Esher Could you make a difference in your local community? Can you spare an hour a week? As a...read more
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
all about Weybridge - useful information about Weybridge, Surrey & surrounding areas Volunteering in Elmbridge - Celebrations in Esher as Mayor Presents Long Service Volunteer Awards The first Elmbridge Long Service Volunteer Awards were held on 18th October 2016,...read more