Find out about the wide range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These 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, free of charge.
We couldn’t manage without considerable support from our local community. Learn about all the different ways in which you can help Prospect Hospice, for example by taking part in fundraising events, playing our lottery, or remembering us in your will. All contributions are greatly appreciated.
Prospect Hospice is a leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north-east Wiltshire. We provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end-of-life care and support.
Volunteers are central to our work, bringing valuable experience and enthusiasm to a wide variety of roles. If you’d like to help Prospect Hospice by giving some of your time, you’ll find all the information you need here, including current opportunities, volunteer profiles and the benefits of volunteering for us.
The staff at Prospect Hospice have one shared aim: to provide the very best end-of-life care to people in our community who really need it. If you’re interested in joining our team, check out our current vacancies and find out how we can support you in your career development.
A significant amount of Prospect Hospice’s income is raised through our charity shops. The success of our retail operation depends on the generous support of the local community (donating and buying goods), and the commitment of our managers and volunteers. Find out more here.
Parents of children wishing to pound the pavement in support of a local charity have until the 31 October to sign up and secure their tickets at an early bird rate.
Prospect Hospice has introduced the Kids’ Starlight Walk after participants at their annual Starlight Walk wanted to bring their children along to the event but found the late start and finish times weren’t convenient.
Amy Francombe, community and events manager at Prospect Hospice, said: “Starlight Walk is our flagship event and from the feedback we receive each year, we know people really enjoy it, especially when they share their experience with friends and family. Over the years, many of them have said how much they’d like their children to join them so they can also help raise vital funds for the charity so this year we decided to do something about it.
“Finishing at midnight isn’t ideal when you have young children so we’ve introduced this event to our calendar in February so children can enjoy the magic of the Starlight Walk but have plenty of time to complete it, enjoy their cake and hot chocolate and be back at home ready for their usual bedtime.”
While not mandatory, those taking part are also encouraged to dress up in their brightest outfits to ensure the event is as colourful as possible.
The first Prospect Hospice Kids’ Starlight Walk takes place on Sunday 9 February 2020 and begins at 4pm. The walk includes a 5km circular walk which begins at Lethbridge Primary School and ends at the Town Gardens. Tickets are available via the hospice website and are priced at just £8 for children until the end of October. Adults are priced at just £5. From 1 November, ticket prices for children will increase to £12 with adult tickets remaining at £5.
For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, visit our web page here.
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