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Heart of Kent Hospice

Heart of Kent Hospice

Charity information

Heart of Kent Hospice

At Heart of Kent Hospice we care for adults with a terminal illness in Aylesford, Tonbridge, Malling, Maidstone and surrounding villages.

Founded 1991

  • Mission statement

    Heart of Kent Hospice was founded on the principle that those in our community facing the challenge of a life-limiting illness would be able to live their lives as fully as possible, facing an uncertain future with hope and understanding and being cared for with skill and compassion. Over the years we have become the leading local provider of end of life care with an enviable reputation for excellence in care. Our purpose is to optimise quality of life, enable people to live with dignity, affirm their individuality and support those closest to them during and following this most difficult of times.

  • Aims

    Heart of Kent Hospice aims to:

    • Local care: We will establish a model of Hospice support within our communities
    • Flexible, person-centred care: We will develop our services so they can meet a wide range of patient and family needs
    • Specialist care: We will provide specialised care to every patient and maintain our reputation as a centre of excellence
    • Skilled, compassionate care: We will be the organisation of choice for employees and volunteers
    • Care for our cause: We will enable our local community to regard the Hospice as the local cause to support
  • Overview

    Established: October 1991

    Registered Charity Number: 298164

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 80

    Part time staff: 40

    Volunteers: 550

    Phone number: 01622 790195

    Address: Preston Hall, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7PU

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  • Training & Education in Specialist Palliative Care

    To develop an education and training project at our Hospice which will help deliver specia... More