Make it your New Year’s resolution to volunteer for your local hospice

Have you thought about volunteering? After the Christmas break, millions of people across the country are starting the year off with a new resolution to do something good, but don’t know what to do. Ashgate Hospicecare, in Chesterfield, are appealing new volunteers to start in the early months of this year and have a number […]

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Lottery player wins £1000 with last pound on the Ashgate Lottery!

Anita Stapp played two numbers on the Ashgate Lottery for just over a year, but decided to stop the direct debit payments when she had to leave work due to illness. Just two weeks after she cancelled her payments, Anita received a phone call from the team at the Hospice explaining that her last pound […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare scoops double honours at the 2018 Derbyshire Times Business Awards

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that they have been awarded ‘Charity of the Year’ and ‘Business of the Year’ at the Derbyshire Times Business Awards. The awards ceremony, which is now in its tenth year of honouring the top businesses across North Derbyshire, was held at Chesterfield College and hosted by Dronfield entrepreneur, Jessica […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market raises over £11,872 for patient care

On Saturday 17th November, North Derbyshire’s local community came together and raised an amazing £11,872 at Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market. The event, which hosted an array of stalls, food and entertainment including Santa and his reindeer, was hugely successful and raised vital funds for patients and their families. Beth Cole, Events Fundraiser at Ashgate Hospicecare, […]

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Bringing home to the Hospice with new family room thanks to Designer Contracts

Last week, Ashgate Hospicecare proudly opened their rejuvenated family room thanks to the amazing support of Designer Contracts. Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, went above and beyond to support their local Hospice, redesigning the family room and creating a home from home for patients and families of North Derbyshire. Ali Ward-Foster, Partnerships Manager […]

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Important Message:

On Thursday 1st November, the Derbyshire Times published a story linking Ashgate Hospicecare to an event which is being run by someone accused of previous misconduct with a vulnerable teenage patient. Although we are aware all the proper checks have been carried out by Queens Park Sports Centre we feel it is best to remove […]

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Hospice fundraiser set to cycle 60km for the 60 Gifts in Wills received this year

On ‘Giving Tuesday’ Tuesday 27th November, Hayleigh Vasey, Ashgate Hospicecare’s Legacy Officer, will take on a 60km static bike ride to mark the 60 gifts left to the Hospice in Wills so far this year. Gifts in Wills are vital to the Hospice; one in five patients are cared for as a result of these […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare’s Jasmine Ellis-Hatton wins Young Volunteer of the Year at this year’s Chesterfield Voluntary Sector Awards

Ashgate Hospicecare is proud to announce that Jasmine Ellis-Hatton, a volunteer at the Hospice’s Ashgate Coffee Co in Clowne, won ‘Young Volunteer of the Year’ at this year’s Chesterfield Voluntary Sector Awards. The awards, which took place on 4th October at the Pomegranate Theatre, is now in its fifth year of celebrating individuals and organisations […]

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Shed loads of fun for patients of Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that after months of hard work and support from the local community that the Hospice now has its very own working shed. This is no ordinary shed. The whole journey from ordering the digger and hardcore to the laying of pavers and delivery has all been possible thanks to […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare are leading the way in ReSPECTing patient’s wishes for emergency care

“You can only die once and you can only get it right once”. This is the way that the two End of Life Care Development Facilitators from Ashgate Hospicecare in Chesterfield open their ReSPECT training sessions. The ReSPECT forms (Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment) are a summary of somebody’s wishes for how […]

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