Government’s £125m funding for hospices welcome – but not enough, warns Ashgate Hospicecare.
Ashgate Hospicecare are thrilled to announce that thanks to the amazing generosity of the Rotary Club of Matlock they have been able to purchase five recliner chairs for patients and their families at the hospice.
Ashgate Hospicecare has been awarded £33,500 in grant funding as the charity seeks to plug the £2.4 million financial deficit caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.
A popular Christmas Market that usually raises over £12,000 to provide end-of-life care to patients across North Derbyshire has been cancelled due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19.
Ashgate Hospicecare have described the second national lockdown as a “further blow”, as they prepare to close their 14 shops, three coffee shops and their donation centre at Hasland for a second time from Thursday 5th November.
A HAPPY couple tied the knot at Ashgate Hospicecare last week with the support and help of the hospice team along with kind donations from local businesses.
ASHGATE HOSPICECARE SEEKS VOLUNTARY REDUNDANCIES AND OTHER SAVINGS AND TELLS STAFF IT CANNOT RULE OUT MAKING COMPULSORY JOB CUTS IN THE COMING MONTHS
The hospice has this week updated its 340 staff that it is seeking voluntary redundancies and other savings including working hour reductions and that the charity may not be able to avoid making compulsory job cuts in the next few months.
Local teenager pens song to thank keyworkers for amazing work with all proceeds going to Ashgate Hospicecare
Cerys Ashby, a 15-year-old student from Chesterfield who has a passion for football and music, has written a song to say thank you to keyworkers for the amazing job they’ve been doing through the coronavirus pandemic.
Since receiving news of the Coronavirus outbreak, Ashgate Hospicecare has followed all health guidelines and introduced sensible and precautionary plans to ensure patients and their families, staff, volunteers and the wider community are kept safe.
Ashgate Hospicecare moves non-clinical staff off site and restricts external visitors to keep end of life patients safe from coronavirus
Ashgate Hospicecare is implementing precautionary measures including enabling most of the hospice’s non-clinical staff to work remotely and stopping any non-essential visitors from coming to the hospice to reduce the risk of coronavirus.
During March 2020, Ashgate Hospicecare is partnering with BRM Solicitors for Will Month who have kindly offered to waiver their fees for making a Will for a suggested donation to the local hospice.
The 2020 Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk is set to be even bigger and better and Ashgate Hospicecare wants you to be a part of it, for just £10, on Saturday 11th July. Last year’s event raised over £263,000 for patients and their families!
#ChallengeDerbyshire initiative smashes through £1million mark in support of North Derbyshire hospices
On Saturday 8th February, the #ChallengeDerbyshire Charity Ball held at the iconic Devonshire Dome in Buxton astonishingly raised over £200,000 on the night. This means #ChallengeDerbyshire has now raised over £1.1million in total!
Ever thought about volunteering? Why not volunteer at your local hospice and make a difference to local people?
Two weeks after Ashgate Hospicecare launched their new volunteer campaign, the hospice is excited to announce that they have recruited over 15 new volunteers, with the list continuing to grow.
£1 million partnership: Local business M Markovitz Ltd supports Sparkle Night Walk as main sponsor for a fourth year
Local builders’ and plumbers’ merchant M Markovitz Ltd have confirmed they’ll be headline partners for the Sparkle Night Walk in 2020 for a fourth year running as they aim to surpass £1 million raised for Ashgate Hospicecare.