Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living with a life-limiting illness. Our care and services are provided free of charge to patients, to help them and their loved ones to make every moment count.

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Address: Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom
Postcode: CB22 3FB
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.arhc.org.uk
Membership type:Charity <100 staff (£50+VAT pa)

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living with a life-limiting illness. Care and services are provided free of charge to patients, to help them and their loved ones to make every moment count.

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is best known for delivering vital care to over 1000 patients each year through a 24 bedded specialist palliative Inpatient Unit, day therapy and Hospice at Home services. However the range of services the Charity provides is much broader comprising of the Specialist Palliative Care Home Team, the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech, patient and family support (including counselling, bereavement and spiritual support), lymphoedema care, complementary therapy, pain management clinic, transport services and small grants; which collectively provide more than two thousand further appointments to patients.

The Education and Learning Department, who since 2015 have also delivered training with The Gold Standards Framework, ensure that the Hospice’s specialist knowledge and expertise are shared with other healthcare professionals, helping to increase the excellence of palliative care across the region.

To supplement the NHS contribution, the Charity are required to raise £2 million annually to fund the additional services provided by the Hospice.

On 11 November 2016, doors opened to patients at a new purpose built hospice in Shelford Bottom. Services and care are now delivered from a more spacious, attractive and therapeutic environment. The £10.5 million state-of-the-art build project has been designed with great consideration for the patient’s need, whilst the vastly improved facilities allow for increased service capacity2.

Arthur Rank Hospice’s professional, compassionate and practical services deliver care, counselling and education, helping patients to live well and their families to live on.

For further information, please visit arhc.org.uk

The Education Centre: External Hire

The Education Centre offers modern purpose built facilities for your training event, workshop, board meeting or conference. The Centre can cater for up to 90 people, has its own reception & a small break out area. Set in tranquil peaceful surroundings, this is an ideal location for your training or corporate event.

Walkers make their way past the tiered front of St John’s

Hidden gems and blooming gardens enjoyed by nearly 2000 taking part in Bridge the Gap Walk

Find out more about this year's special Sunday stroll around our historic City's Colleges.

13 September 2017Read in full

Staff from Atkins Gregory are supporting the Hospice this year

Atkins Gregory employees will shine for Arthur Rank Hospice

Commercial and industrial cleaning company, Atkins Gregory are polishing up their skills in running, walking and baking in support of Arthur Rank Hospice...

29 August 2017Read in full

Bridge the Gap walkers take in the colleges

Route announced for September’s Bridge the Gap charity walk

With just weeks to go, this year’s route for Cambridge’s popular Bridge the Gap walk has been announced. The map of the route, which will take place on Sunday 10 September, shows how the walk will wind around seven of our City’s stunning Colleges, taking in historical landmarks, beautiful gardens and even an underground tunnel.

21 August 2017Read in full

Joe Douglas, Ridgeons with Lynn Morgan, Arthur Rank Hospice CEO

Ridgeons donates 500 stress balls to help with specialist care at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

Read about how stress balls will be used in a really practical way to help patients with using Arthur Rank Hospice's Lymphoedema services...

10 August 2017Read in full

Alan takes on the wing walking challenge

Wing-walking man raises £2100 for local charities

Local fundraiser Alan Delaune from Burwell (Cambridge) clearly has no fear of heights as he took to the skies strapped to the wings of a biplane for the wing walking challenge raising funds for two local charities, Arthur Rank Hospice Charity and Little Miracles.

8 August 2017Read in full

Play Your Hospice Lottery for your chance to win £1000

Play Your Hospice Lottery for a chance to win £1000

Residents of Wisbech, the Fenlands and surrounding area are being invited to play Your Hospice Lottery, to help raise essential funds for the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre based at North Cambs Hospital. The treatment centre, an Arthur Rank Hospice Charity service, supports people with life-limiting conditions and its care is provided free of charge, thanks to the support of the local community.

3 August 2017Read in full

Bubble Rush 2017 Photo courtesy of Nigel Mansfield

High hopes that hospice will raise £20,000 thanks to fabulously foamy 5k

More than 1,250 people ran, walked, dived, skipped or wheeled through jets of green, pink, yellow, blue and white foam on Sunday (16 July) at Arthur Rank Hospice’s Bubble Rush 5K sponsored by Santander, in Huntingdon's Riverside Park.

21 July 2017Read in full

Arthur Rank Hospice

Visit the new Arthur Rank Hospice at its next Open Day on Friday

This is your opportunity to take a tour of the brand new Arthur Rank Hospice on Friday 21st July.

19 July 2017Read in full

Arthur Rank Hospice

Join Team Arthur at Arthur Rank Hospice recruitment day on Tuesday 11 July

Arthur Rank Hospice is inviting you to find out more about potential job, volunteer roles and future career opportunities at its first ever ‘Team Arthur’ recruitment day on Tuesday 11 July.

30 June 2017Read in full

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Arthur Rank Hospice: An Update on Progressive Neurological Disease

6 Nov 2017Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge CB22 3FB

A one day Conference for doctors and other healthcare professionals who have an interest in the provision of palliative care for those with neurological diseases.

Arthur Rank Hospice: Working with Young People Facing Loss and Bereavement

13 Nov 2017Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge CB22 3FB

A day course for staff whose work brings them into contact with young people facing loss or bereavement.

Arthur Rank Hospice: The Concept of Total Pain

23 Nov 2017Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge CB22 3FB

The concept of total pain is often poorly understood and can be poorly treated by health professionals.