Weldmar Hospicecare Trust

Weldmar Hospicecare Trust

Charity information

Weldmar Hospicecare Trust

Weldmar Hospicecare Trust is the only agency providing specialist palliative care in north, south and west Dorset. We support people in Dorset affected by cancer and other life-limiting diseases.

Founded 1991

  • Mission statement

    The mission of Weldmar Hospicecare Trust is:

    - To ensure all patients needing palliative care in Dorset have access to excellent services delivered when and where needed whether by Weldmar Hospicecare Trust, or by others supported by the Trust

    - To offer support to families and others affected by the patient’s disease

    - To provide respite for patients with debilitating chronic conditions

    Weldmar Hospicecare Trust strongly believes in the holistic support of patients with terminal disease and their families, building services around patients’ individual needs and desires, and aiming to provide equity of access to services for all adults in Dorset.

    We aim to be an active and constructive partner in the health and social care community in Dorset.

    We aspire to provide excellent working conditions and development opportunities for our staff and volunteers.

    We strive to be transparent in our workings and accessible to all who wish to be involved with us, as patients and their families, staff, volunteers or supporters.

    We have referred to the guidance contained in the Charity Commission’s general guidance on public benefit when reviewing our aims and objectives and in planning our future activities.

    Our services are provided free of charge.

  • Aims

    Weldmar Hospicecare Trust aims to:

    • To offer support to families and others affected by the patient’s disease
    • To ensure all patients needing palliative care in Dorset have access to excellent services delivered when and where needed whether by Weldmar Hospicecare Trust, or by others supported by the Trust
    • To provide respite for patients with debilitating chronic conditions
  • Overview

    Established: July 1991

    Registered Charity Number: 1000414

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 155

    Volunteers: 800

    Phone number: 1305261800

    Address: Weldmar Hospicecare Trust Joseph Weld Hospice Herringston Road Dorchester DT1 2SL

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