Who we are <ul><li>A local charity providing free high  </li></ul><ul><li>quality palliative care and support for  </li></...
The care we provide <ul><li>Patients and their families are at the centre of everything we do </li></ul><ul><li>Hospice ca...
Children’s Hospice
Children’s hospice service <ul><li>Children under 18 years old from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes </li></u...
Community nursing team
Supported events & activities Family support and therapies Hydrotherapy, music therapy, complementary therapies, social su...
Hydrotherapy pool
Hospice shops 14 shops Bletchley opens end of July 1 Furniture Superstore Friendly atmosphere Variety of goods Down to ear...
Care at a cost <ul><li>Providing the care for children with life-limiting illnesses is very expensive.  </li></ul><ul><li>...
££ - Running costs - ££ <ul><li>82% goes directly on running our services for the care of patients and their families </li...
Raising money <ul><li>75% raised by the local communities we serve </li></ul><ul><li>Couldn’t do it without our volunteers...
Our challenge <ul><li>Raise enough money to cover running costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and improve our services when n...
Getting involved <ul><li>Remember us in your Will </li></ul><ul><li>Donate goods to raffle, auction or be sold in our shop...
Getting involved <ul><li>Workplace support </li></ul>Volunteer some time  Take part in a fundraising event or organise you...
Become a friend of Keech…. <ul><ul><li>Groups meet 4 times a year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agrees support for activities...
What’s next? <ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul><ul><li>DVD (about 7 mins) </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for listening! </li><...
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  1. 2. Who we are <ul><li>A local charity providing free high </li></ul><ul><li>quality palliative care and support for </li></ul><ul><li>people - young and old - with life limiting illnesses through our adult and </li></ul><ul><li>children’s hospice services. </li></ul>
  2. 3. The care we provide <ul><li>Patients and their families are at the centre of everything we do </li></ul><ul><li>Hospice care provided by a specialist palliative care team </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic approach </li></ul><ul><li>Fully equipped yet homely environment </li></ul>
  3. 4. Children’s Hospice
  4. 5. Children’s hospice service <ul><li>Children under 18 years old from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes </li></ul><ul><li>Around 200 children cared for each year </li></ul><ul><li>24 hours a day, 365 days a year, free of charge </li></ul>
  5. 6. Community nursing team
  6. 7. Supported events & activities Family support and therapies Hydrotherapy, music therapy, complementary therapies, social support, counselling, bereavement care and sibling support
  7. 8. Hydrotherapy pool
  8. 9. Hospice shops 14 shops Bletchley opens end of July 1 Furniture Superstore Friendly atmosphere Variety of goods Down to earth prices
  9. 10. Care at a cost <ul><li>Providing the care for children with life-limiting illnesses is very expensive. </li></ul><ul><li>We could not spend less than we do without reducing the service. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently over £3m to run children’s service </li></ul><ul><li>We continuously monitor spending to make sure all our money is spent wisely. </li></ul>
  10. 11. ££ - Running costs - ££ <ul><li>82% goes directly on running our services for the care of patients and their families </li></ul><ul><li>£9,995 per week to help families care for a sick child at home </li></ul><ul><li>£23,000 per week for all the specialist care and facilities at the children’s hospice </li></ul><ul><li>£1,390 per day to provide day hospice services for adult patients </li></ul><ul><li>£28,000 per week for the total care of patients offered in our adult In-patient Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Plus much more! </li></ul>
  11. 12. Raising money <ul><li>75% raised by the local communities we serve </li></ul><ul><li>Couldn’t do it without our volunteers! </li></ul><ul><li>Only 25% comes from statutory sources </li></ul>
  12. 13. Our challenge <ul><li>Raise enough money to cover running costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and improve our services when needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to provide high quality hospice care for all who need it. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Getting involved <ul><li>Remember us in your Will </li></ul><ul><li>Donate goods to raffle, auction or be sold in our shops </li></ul><ul><li>Make a purchase from one of our shops </li></ul><ul><li>Join our charity Lottery </li></ul><ul><li>Make a one-off donation or regular gift </li></ul>
  14. 15. Getting involved <ul><li>Workplace support </li></ul>Volunteer some time Take part in a fundraising event or organise your own And much more!!!
  15. 16. Become a friend of Keech…. <ul><ul><li>Groups meet 4 times a year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agrees support for activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides advice on fundraising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides ideas on raising profile as well as funds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreads the word….. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. What’s next? <ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul><ul><li>DVD (about 7 mins) </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for listening! </li></ul>

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