Prospect Hospice has been providing end of life care to the people of Swindon and north east Wiltshire for over 40 years. Find out more about where we've come from and who we are here.
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.
Managed by: Prospect@Home Team Leader
Accountable to: Head of Voluntary Services
To enhance the work of Prospect Hospice professionals by supporting patients and carers in their own homes – helping them to cope better and with more confidence. A minimum of one visit per week would be most beneficial.
The following will not be included in the volunteer role: • Undertaking any medical care, such as administering drugs or changing dressings. • Attending to patient’s personal hygiene requirements. • Carrying out domestic chores, unless previously agreed with the Prospect@Home Team Leader.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities You could be asked to do, or help with any of the following:
The Prospect@Home Team Leader will keep you up to date with any relevant changes in the patient’s condition, in particular, the prompt reporting of a patient’s death.
Your involvement with the patient and family will be reviewed and end with the mutual agreement of the patient, carer, you and the Prospect@Home Team Leader.
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