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