On Wednesday 28th March, Ashgate Hospicecare officially opened their new car park thanks to the amazing support of Derbyshire Contracting Services Ltd.
The car park, which has created an additional 22 spaces, will now enable patients and their families to have accessible parking day or night. A turning circle has also been added which will decrease congestion and ensure patients who need hospice care receive it quicker.
Matt Corbishley, Director of HR and Workforce Development at Ashgate Hospicecare, said: “As the number of people needing hospice care has increased, the ability to park has become more difficult. It is important that patients who need our care receive it straight away and that our patient’s visitors can continue to visit their loved ones at any time, day or night.
Without the support of Derbyshire Contracting Services the extension simply would not have been possible, thank you to Mark and his team for their wonderful support.”
Lucy Piekarski, from Chesterfield in North Derbyshire, highlights how important the hospice was to her and her family after her dad, Tony Piekarski received care on Ashgate Hospicecare’s Inpatient Unit. She said, “Our family were able to rebuild many of the bonds that were strained over the years by the stresses of care-giving.
When he came into the Inpatient Unit, we were able to spend valuable time together as a family. I was able to be a daughter again and my dad was able to be a dad.”
Mark Gregory, Director at Derbyshire Contracting Services “We are really proud to have supported Ashgate Hospicecare in making a difference to local people, it has been a pleasure!”
If you or your company would like to find out more about Ashgate Hospicecare and how your support could make a difference to the lives of local people please get in touch with Alison Ward-Foster 01246 568801 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.