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Barnsley Hospice - Comfort, Care & Dignity

Welcome

Barnsley Hospice provides specialist palliative care for hundreds of local people each year, completely free of charge.

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Hospice front view

Welcome

We are a charity – our care is free for patients but not free to provide.

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We care for patients at home, in the community and at the hospice.

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We care for patients with all life-limiting illnesses – not just cancer.

Hospice volunteers

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We care for patients in all areas of Barnsley.

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We support patients’ families and those close to them.

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UpBeat

On a Wednesday afternoon the hospice offers a support group for patients with heart failure.

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Volunteers

Over 400 volunteers give nearly 60, 000 hours of their time to the hospice every year.

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Inpatient Unit

The Inpatient Unit is open 24 hours a day each day of the year.

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Running costs

It costs over £9, 000 per day to run the whole hospice.

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Patients

Most patients are discharged home from the Inpatient Unit, about 47% end their days at the hospice.

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Shops

The hospice has 9 shops including 2 furniture shops.

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Website visitors

Number of visitors to the hospice website was 19, 161 for 2011/12.

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Bereavement support

We provided bereavement counselling for 1, 065 local people last year.

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Income from rags

Income from rags (clothing unfit to sell) was £94, 240 for 2011/12.

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Latest News

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Garden transformation grant

A beautiful new garden at Barnsley Hospice will soon become a reality thanks to a grant from Wakefield and District Health and Community Support.

Forthcoming Events

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Cannon Hall Run

Join the Cannon Hall 10K run and Fun Run