Ground Force - Memorial walk
To modernise the landscape of the Hospice to encourage more families to utilise the grounds in so many different ways, whether that be a family visiting in memory of a loved one, or a patient and family member taking a walk in a beautiful memorial setting. improving Patient and family experience
January 2013 - January 2014
Charity information: Wigan & Leigh Hospice
The Hospice grounds require facilities for patients and their loved ones to walk together in attractive, calming and relaxing surroundings.
There are no visiting restrictions at the Hospice and the provision of a walk through the Hospice grounds will enable patients and their families to spend valuable time together, alone, or in memory of loved ones.
Improve our patient experience by creating a more meaningful landscaped environment.
Activities» Internal & external media promotional campaign aimed at corporates, individual supporters and the community as a whole ...
» Boroughwide mailing campaign... promoting the unique aspects, benefits and time frames associated with “The Big Give”
What success will look like
Promoting the success of the live challenge via our website and social media sites. plus promoting post event analysis of the number of people involved in making it a success.
Improve our patient experience by creating a more comfortable and relaxed environment. Surveying families and patients that access these new Improved Public Spaces will also enable us to demonstrate the success in comparison to the older environment ...
Lack of donor uptake........ so how have we dealt with this risk?
We have sought advice from neighbouring hospices who have taken part in the "BIG GIVE" before. We did this to ensure we can learn from their experiences in terms of marketing the project. This has given us invaluable support in ensuring we have maximum impact throughout our local community ...
Via quarterly news letters ...
Gauged via an appeal calculator on our website...
Communication updates via networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter...
Budget - Project Cost: £32,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £32,000 Public Area Modernisation Furniture, equipment and all materials.
Wigan & leigh Hospice is based in Hindley, Wigan.
Services we provide are
14 bedded in-patient unit, with single rooms available
Covering the whole of the Wigan & Leigh Borough the Hospice serves 301,415 residents. Families and patients who access our services will benefit from the new modernised environments that will create a more comfortable & relaxed environments within the grounds of the Hospice.
The Hospice is the only facility that offers palliative services to the borough of Wigan & Leigh.
Improving our facilities is essential to ensure families and patients feel reassured, relaxed as they embark on life's most difficult journey. the ground will also offer a sensory area, woodland walk for families wishing to visit in memory of a loved one.
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Fundraising & Events Officer
Community Support Group Officer
Community & Corporate Fundraiser
will pay for a Childs bereavement counselling.
To provide free care, we need to raise £4,500 every day. Please help by donating now...