Care and support for those affected by a life-limiting illness

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Forest Holme Hospice

We help ensure that everyone in our community affected by life-limiting illness or bereavement, gets the care and support they need, either at home or in our dedicated hospice facility.

NHS funding is limited, which is why we need to raise £1 million each year so that our team can deliver the highest level of care, when and where it counts.

How you can support us

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Volunteering for Forest Holme Hospice Charity

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Our wonderful volunteers take on all sorts of activities to help support Forest Holme Hospice and our fundraising activities.

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News

1st Feb 24

Cleaner retires after 19 years

We said a fond farewell to our cleaner Jackie, who bowed out this week to enjoy a well deserved retirement after 19 years at Forest Holme and a total of 28 years with NHS University Hospitals Dorset.

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10th Jan 24

Tree-mendous appeal success

Forest Holme Hospice Charity is delighted to announce that the Light Up A Life tree contributed to a total of £4,855 raised for the hospice.

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29th Nov 23

Award success

Congratulations to our fantastic Complementary Therapy Team, who came second and took the highly commended award in the recent Great British Care Awards.

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3rd Nov 23

Charity secures dedicated Reiki Therapist for patients

Forest Holme is delighted to announce it will be part-funding the role of the hospice’s reiki specialist, Kay Spears, alongside the Harry Edwards Healing Sanctuary.

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1st Aug 23

Poppy’s Stall

10-year-old Poppy Thomas was thrilled to receive her certificate and medal from the charity for raising £150 from her fundraising stall.

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25th Jul 23

Forest Holme Refurbishment

We are excited to announce that our refurbishment project at Forest Holme Hospice will begin on Monday 31st July 2023.

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