About Wakefield Hospice
About This Shop
Wakefield Hospice is a provider of specialist palliative care for patients, families and carers.
The Hospice was founded in 1982 and opened in 1990 by the people of Wakefield and is committed to providing the highest level of symptom management and care for people who have advanced active, progressive and life threatening illness. The hospice endorses a holistic approach in promoting quality of life for patients as well as in the continuing support that is offered to families and carers throughout the period of illness and into bereavement.
On average, the Hospice caters 300 in patients and 1800 day care attendances every year, all hospice care is free of charge to patients. 80p of every one pound donated to Wakefield Hospice is spent on patient care. Our multi disciplinary team includes doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, complementary therapist, occupational therapist, artist, social worker and chaplain plus support services, cooks, domestics, caretakers, receptionists, office staff, fundraisers and trading and shops staff. Finally our volunteer team who look after the 300 plus volunteers who give their time freely and provide vital support to our staff throughout the hospice spectrum.