Prospect Hospice has been part of the Swindon community for over 40 years, caring for local people at the end of their lives. As a charity, we rely on the generous donations of the public to help us raise the vital funds we need to ensure everyone is offered our outstanding care free of charge.
Find out about the range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These delivered free of charge and are designed to provide compassionate, personalised support during every stage of a life-limiting illness in every kind of care setting, to anyone who needs it.
We couldn’t do what we do without considerable support from our local community. Find out all the different ways in which you can support Prospect Hospice, including fundraising, volunteering and purchasing from our shops. All contributions are greatly appreciated and enables us to deliver care that is free of charge to our patients and their families.
Our café sits at the heart of our hospice in Wroughton and serves a range of delicious home cooked meals to suit all tastes. Whether you're looking to catch up with friends over lunch or relax with coffee and cake, our Heart of the Hospice café has you covered.
Whether shopping with us in person or online, or donating your pre-loved goods, we thank you for supporting us through our shops where you help to raise around £2million a year for Prospect Hospice.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and we're always looking for outstanding people to join our team at the hospice across all areas of the charity.
Prospect Hospice is the leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north Wiltshire. Working closely with you, our colleagues within partner organisations, we want to ensure that the very best care is available to everyone facing the end of life. This is why we provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end of life care and support.
A son whose father received care from Prospect Hospice has announced the date of his next annual fundraising golf day.
Keen golfer Ian Rumbold organised the first event in 2018 in memory of his dad Stewart who received end of life care from the team at Prospect Hospice. After its success, the event was held again in 2019 and the two events combined have seen over 60 golfers raise over £8,000 for charity that cares for patients with a life limiting illness, and their family and carers, across Swindon and north-east Wiltshire.
Ian said: “I’m so thankful to everyone who has supported me with these events over the last couple of years I’m pleased to announce the third one will take place on Sunday 30 August 2020 at Bowood Golf and Country Club. I’d love to hear from players that have come along before but am also keen to see some new faces at the tee who wish to join me in this enjoyable day and help raise money for the Prospect Hospice.”
Tee time begins at 10.30am and places are priced at £300 for a team of four. The day includes 18 holes of golf, refreshments, bacon roll and evening meal where a raffle and prize giving will take place. Organisers are also keen to hear from any sponsors who would like to get involved as opportunities are available at £100 per hole.
Vikki Rath, community and events fundraiser at Prospect Hospice said: “On behalf of the charity, I’d like to say a huge thank you to Ian and everyone that’s supported him in making this golf day such a success. I know that Ian was keen to give back to the hospice after we cared for his dad and it takes a lot to organise such an event. I also know that, above all, he wanted to make his dad proud and he’s done much more than that.”
Ian has been supported by a number of individuals and local businesses over the last few years who have helped with promotion, supplied prizes and offered valuable support including Tony Valentines, Superwide Graphics, Golf Breaks, Bowood Golf and Country Club, Jordon Smith, Chris Ockwell, Abi Rose, Barbara Rumbold, Claire Butcher, Helen Butcher, Scott Jones, Leighton Dale, Ryan Dix, Ben Emerson, Julie Savage and Jaxon Rumbold.
If you’d like to take part or wish to find out further information about the day, please contact Ian Rumbold via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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