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.
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.
Our team of skilled clinicians are at the heart of our education programme and work alongside our education team. They are passionate about sharing their skills and experience, ensuring all activities are delivered with integrity and that they are relevant to local need too.
To find out more about the courses currently on offer at Prospect Hospice and other locations, and to find out how we can help you to develop your professional end-of-life care skills, see ‘Our courses’ below.
In the 2017 - 2018 academic year we gave over 424 hours of education
Our 2018 - 2019 course list has over 23 courses available
In 2017 - 2018 we awarded 48 cache qualifications in end of life care
"Information was linked to the workplace and allowed me to understand where I can improve my end-of-life care practices, as well as looking at how I can improve my professional development opportunities".
"I learnt how to support and manage the breathless patient, to recognise the signs and symptoms and techniques to alleviate breathlessness".
"I will look more carefully for opportunities to provide spiritual care. This course has enabled me to be more confident providing spiritual care for different faiths and an awareness of resources to me".
"I learnt to apply my MCA/DOLS knowledge and information to my clinical practice, share knowledge and information with colleagues and within the community setting".
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Prospect Hospice is a working name of Prospect Hospice Limited. Registered Office: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 9BY. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (1494909) and a charity registered in England and Wales (280093)Website designed & built by Boson Web