The Wolfson Foundation

24 Apr 2023 -- Posted by : RossE


Our new In-Patient Unit supported by grants from The Wolfson Foundation

The Wolfson Foundation have posted a blog on their website about the support they gave the Hospice to open our new In-Patient Unit.

We applied for a grant from the Wolfson Foundation’s funding for hospices in 2019 and were awarded £80,000. This enabled us to take a vision that we’d been striving towards for three decades and make it happen.

We broke ground in March 2019 and planned to complete by September 2020. However, we had to pause building for 34 days due to Covid-19 and lockdowns.

We received a second grant of £60,000 from Wolfson’s Covid-19 Support Fund in 2020. We had a moment when we were five months behind, the bills were going up, and we wondered if we were going to have to make cutbacks that would impact patient care. But thankfully, we didn’t have to compromise. The second piece of funding for the Hospice helped us when we really needed it.

We finally opened our new In-Patient Unit in March 2021.

To read the full blog click here.


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