CLUB CAPTAIN - Forest Holme Hospice Poole

Captain 2018-19The Forest Holme Hospice, which is part of Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. It is a centre of excellence in the care of people with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses.

The care and support given is individually tailored to meet the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of all those coming into contact with staff based at Forest Holme. In order that all kinds of distress are minimised, the aim is to restore as much choice and control to individuals as is feasible, within the constraints of their illness. Family members, close friends and carers are also supported, both during a person’s illness and in bereavement.

Palliative care at Forest Holme Hospice is for adults with advanced, progressive serious illness. Forest Holme does not  just look after people with cancer; expertise extends to other life-limiting illnesses such as Motor Neurone Disease, other neurological conditions, heart failure, renal failure and respiratory illness.

Forest Holme Hospice Charity is proud to work with Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to help support the life-enhancing work of Forest Holme Hospice.

To find out more about the Hospice, click HERE

Martin Collins

LADY CAPTAINS CHARITY - Alzheimers Society - DorsetLady Captain 2018-19

My charity for the year is the Alzheimers Society – Dorset Branch.

The goal of this charity is to support those people & their families who have to deal with this terrible illness.

The Charity aims to provide the best advice & support. It can also supply up to date information such as details of Health and Social Care professionals able to offer assistance.

This support allows those suffering from Alzheimers and their families to live as normal a life as possible and enables them to make plans for the future.

To read more abourt the Society, click HERE 

Jackie Wilson

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