Charity No. 1113140
Cornwall Hospice Care is a charity which was created
by the merger of St Julia's Hospice in Hayle and Mount
Edgcumbe Hospice in St Austell. The running
costs amount to £5million per year, every year, of which only 15-20% are met by
the Government. The remainder is met through voluntary
contributions such as legacies, donations, fundraising
events, a weekly lottery, and income from its shops.
charity provides specialist palliative care to people
in Cornwall who are terminally ill. A team of
professionals provide a skilled and caring service aimed
at giving patients relief from pain and anxiety as well
as offering practical, emotional and spiritual support
to patients, their familes and their carers.
Hospice provides 24 in-patient beds across the two units,
a specialist lymphedema clinic, outreach clinics, day
care, family and bereavement support services,
home and community support, complimentary therapy and
Sue Harvey, CHC Fundraising Co-ordinator, meets Steve
the day that The Reason Why was launched for the first
time in Penzance Harbour.