Public Invited To Open Days To View New Woking & Sam Beare Hospice 20 Bedroom Building
Open Days At The New Hospice
Visit Our New State Of The Art 20 Bedroom Hospice
No Need To Book
Day 1: Saturday 29th April 2017, 10am – 1pm
Day 2: Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 3pm – 8pm
Day 3: Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 10am – 4pm
Where: Woking & Sam Beare Hospice
Goldsworth Park Centre
Surrey GU21 3LG
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices will be unveiling its new 20-bed hospice in Goldsworth Park to the public with a series of three open days.
The free events will run from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 29 April, 3pm to 8pm on Tuesday 2 May, and 1am to 4pm on Wednesday 3 May at the hospice in Goldsworth Park Centre, Woking, GU21 3LG.
Visitors will be able to tour the building to see Wellbeing Centre and in-patient facilities, and speak to staff and volunteers about the new state-of-the-art facilities and how they will benefit patients, their loved ones and the hospice staff in delivering care. Refreshments will be available in the café area.
Interim CEO and Director of Nursing Jayne Cooper said: ‘We are delighted to share our new building with local residents and organisations, so many of whom have generously donated towards our capital appeal. Without their donations of both funds and many practical items we would not be able to unveil this wonderful and much-needed facility. We would like to say a huge thank you to all our hospice supporters and we look to welcoming them at our open days.’
The new hospice will enable increasingly joined-up end-of-life care delivered from a centre of excellence. The Wellbeing Centre is adjacent to physiotherapy and counselling suites within the building, allowing quick and easy access to a range of support. Training facilities for staff will also promote the sharing of up-to-date knowledge and techniques within the hospice itself and with its partner organisations.
70 per cent of Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ work will continue to be delivered in people’s own homes across North Surrey. The community nursing teams (one will continue to be based in Weybridge, one in the new hospice) will be able to access a comprehensive range of joined-up clinical and therapeutic support for those receiving treatment at home.
For more information or If you would like to support Woking & Sam Beare Hospices to deliver end-of-life care to 1,400 people each year, and their families, please visit www.wsbhospice.co.uk
About Woking & Sam Beare Hospices
- We deliver 8,760 hours of care and support each year
- Our team of specialist healthcare professionals care for our patients 24 hours per day, seven days per week
- We care for approximately 2,000 patients each year
- Over 70% of our care is delivered in patient homes or care or nursing homes
- We receive referrals from Spelthorne, West Elmbridge, Woking, North Guildford, Surrey Heath and Runnymede but we can take patients outside of our region if required
- We are specialists in care for patients with advanced progressive complex needs
- We care for patients with, for example, advance dementia, heart disease, cancer, degenerative conditions and kidney disease
- We care for adults of all ages [18 – 85+]
- Our services are completely FREE of charge
- We offer support services for carers and family members
- We provide child and teenage bereavement counselling
- Our Wellbeing Centre offers a range of treatments and therapies
- We have 816 fabulous volunteers, without whom we could not deliver all that we do
- We work closely with GPs and other clinicians to share knowledge and expertise
- For every £5 of costs incurred we need to raise £4 from voluntary income
- We need to raise in excess of £8 million a year to continue to deliver our services
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices is a patient-centred charity that delivers specialist palliative care to adult patients of all ages who have life-limiting and terminal illnesses. We cover the North West Surrey region, providing free of charge holistic care and support services for patients, their families and carers. Each year we care for over 2000 patients, their families and carers both in our hospice and their own homes (where over 70% of our care is delivered) enabling patient choice and the best quality of life.
We care for adults of all ages with a wide range of life limiting conditions such as cancer, heart disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), chronic pulmonary conditions, Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). We help patients to manage their symptoms, which are often complex and why they require the expertise of our Clinical Nurse Specialists and specialist doctors.
Our services enable us to offer our patients holistic care, which means we offer practical, emotional, social and spiritual support as well as managing their medical needs. We offer day care services where patients receive assessments, treatments and therapies, as well as emotional and spiritual support. We also deliver counselling for our patients and their families, including child bereavement services and school support programmes.
We are a charity, and while we receive some government funding, around 75% of what we deliver is funded through our charity shops and fundraising activities. We could not do this without the generosity of all of our supporters, volunteers and the local community.
For more information about Woking & Sam Beare Hospices please see the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices page
Woking and Sam Beare Hospices are independent charities dedicated to providing specialised end of life care and support to local people, their families and carers. Registered charity number for Woking Hospice: 1082798. Registered charity number for Sam Beare Hospice: 1115439.
Around 75% of what we deliver is funded through our charity shops and fundraising activities. We could not do this without the generosity of all of our supporters, volunteers and the local community.