Arthur Rank Hospice supports people in Cambridgeshire living with a life-limiting illness and those who need end-of-life care. Our services are provided free of charge to patients and their families. Our aim is to provide the highest quality care, helping them to make every moment count.

We care for people at the Hospice in Cambridge, the day treatment centre in Wisbech and in patient’s own homes through the Arthur Rank Community team. The support provided by our inpatient unit, day therapy services and Hospice at Home is practical, holistic and tailored to the individual. Programmes may include psychological support, physiotherapy, complementary therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitative support, counselling, bereavement and spiritual support.

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity needs to secure £7.45 million every year to deliver our services free of charge to patients and their loved ones. About half of this currently comes from statutory sources with further funds raised through our Bistro, education services, conference facility and hairdressing salon. The remainder is raised thanks to the wider local community who are motivated to ensure that work of the hospice continues: amongst other things they donate to our shops, take part in our events, take on personal challenges, hold their own fundraisers or leave gift in their Will. We are constantly looking for new opportunities to sustain funds, so we can keep providing and developing our vital services long into the future.

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Tuesday 21 November 2017 at 6:17pm

Hospice, personal story – “I felt like somebody who belonged there and was part of the family”

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Mike Bradbrook was suddenly and unexpectedly diagnosed with renal and metastatic bone cancer in January 2017. Unusually, due to his complex needs, he lived and was cared for at Arthur Rank Hospice for three months, from February to May 2017. His wife – Kirsty Bradbrook bravely shares their story as the Charity aims to raise £20,410.96 during November – enough to run the entire Hospice’s services for 24 hours. Last Saturday, 11 November, marked a significant day for Arthur Rank Hospice: a year since the Hospice opened its doors to care for patients at its purpose-built state-of-the-art new home in …