Willow Burn Hospice ( Derwentside Hospice Care Foundation )

Willow Burn Hospice ( Derwentside Hospice Care Foundation )

Charity information

Willow Burn Hospice ( Derwentside Hospice Care Foundation )

Willow Burn Hospice treasures the lives of people whose illnesses are no longer curable, enabling them to achieve the best quality of life. Our local hospice services provide a friendly and supportive environment in which everyone feels welcome.

Founded 1989

  • Mission statement

    Life: the only condition with a 100% mortality rate.
    We may not be able to say when or how we die, but we can influence where. At Willow Burn Hospice we add life to days when days cannot be added to life.

    Willow Burn Hospice in Lanchester, County Durham was opened in 1989 and offers a range of generalist palliative care services for patients with life limiting illness provided by dedicated staff and tireless volunteers. The hospice offers 4 in-patient beds, Day Services, Hospice at Home and Out Patient Clinics.

    Our continuing aim is to provide the best possible care to those who need it in terms of quality and professionalism and to meet the needs of our patients, their family and carers.
    We aim to offer ‘choice’; Complete, holistic palliative care offered free in the patients chosen environment.

  • Aims

    Willow Burn Hospice ( Derwentside Hospice Care Foundation ) aims to:

    • Treasures the lives of people whose illnesses are no longer curable
  • Overview

    Established: July 1989

    Registered Charity Number: 519659

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 40

    Part time staff: 10

    Volunteers: 120

    Phone number: 01207529224

    Address: Willow Burn Hospice, Maiden Law, Lanchester DH7 0QS

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