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Barnsley Hospice - Comfort, Care & Dignity

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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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