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Weldmar Hospicecare Trust
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Good luck to our runners!
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Did you know that, over the last year, our Education Department have run 50 courses with 442 external applicants and 79 Weldmar staff attending? This includes our Education Facilitators going out to Nursing Homes to run bespoke courses. For further information on our Education programme go to www.weld-hospice.org.uk/education
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Have you got what it takes to be crowned our Strictly Ballroom Champion for 2013?
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Thank you to Nikki Davis of Dorchester - she is our 300th Midnight Walker! Nikki and Heather White are walking as a team called 'Double Ds'! They registered at our Early Bird rate of £14 - you only have 21 days if you want to do the same.

Register online, or find out more information, at www.weld-hospice.org.uk/midnightwalk
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Please show your support for Weldmar Hospicecare by joining our online flash mob
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Over 20 wonderful donated items to bid on in our 2013 Auction - but be quick, the bidding ends on Friday 26th July!
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We are the only agency providing specialist palliative care in north, south and west Dorset.
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Weldmar Hospicecare Trust is an independent charity working in Dorset. All our services are provided free of charge. 70% of the funds we need is raised locally; the rest is given by the NHS. We are the only agency providing specialist palliative care* in north, south and west Dorset.

Our job is to support people in Dorset affected by cancer and other life-limiting diseases, largely at the end of life. We work both with patients and their families. We also provide respite services for people with complex long-term progressive conditions. As the only specialist agency in the area we also educate our colleagues in primary care and the acute and independent sectors on how to deliver high quality generalist palliative care.

We support patients living at home through our specialist nursing service , social groups and day hospices in Weymouth, Dorchester and Shaftesbury. People needing in-patient services come to Joseph Weld Hospice in Dorchester for symptom control, respite or end of life care.

We use doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, a chaplain, complementary therapists, art and music therapists, social workers, bereavement workers and over 250 patient care volunteers to do our work.