Shining a Light On Hospice Care
The Norfolk Hospice
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5M ago
In light of this week’s high profile coverage of Esther Rantzen’s decision to join Dignitas I am compelled to shine a light on Hospice care.  Here at The Norfolk Hospice Tapping House we are able to support patients who are entering the final phase of their lives and facing death, with a team of extraordinary professionals who deliver expert care both in the management of distressing symptoms associated with any disease progression, as well as recognising the emotional impact a life limiting diagnosis has on an individual and their family. In 2023 we have supported 4,500 patients and fami ..read more
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Our CEO talks with BBC Norfolk
The Norfolk Hospice
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6M ago
Did you know 96% of hospices nationwide will be running at a deficit year? This essential sector is in need of more financial support- hear from our CEO Niki Ellis on BBC Radio Norfolk about our financial challenges and how support from Julia and Hans Rausing has come at a much needed time.  Listen to the interview here: tappinghouse_bbcnorfolk_281123(1).mp3 ..read more
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Julia and Hans Rausing donate £8.7 million to 27 UK Hospices under financial pressure
The Norfolk Hospice
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6M ago
Philanthropists, Julia and Hans Rausing, have today announced grants of £8.7 million to 27 hospices across the UK to help them meet the significant increase in their day-to-day costs, brought about by inflation and high energy prices. Hospices in particular need of support were identified by the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust, working with the charity Hospice UK. The Trust analysed data to identify hospices with less than 12 months of funds in reserve, with support focused on regions with the highest proportion of hospices in need, which included East Midlands, East of England, the North East an ..read more
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Christmas Cards now available
The Norfolk Hospice
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7M ago
Spread warm wishes this Christmas with our range of beautifully designed Christmas cards while knowing your purchase supports The Norfolk Hospice Tapping House. However you are able to support us we are so grateful. Your gift helps ensures vital end of life services are there for all of our friends and families in the future ..read more
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Light Up A Life 2023
The Norfolk Hospice
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7M ago
This December we invite you to remember the lives of those you love by attending a Light Up a Life Service. The services aim to offer you comfort for personal reflection and remembrance, in the company of others. King Lynn Minster Sunday 3rd December 3pm Sandringham Church Monday 4th December at 2pm The Norfolk Hospice Tapping House, Hillington Tuesday 5th December at 6pm Fakenham Parish Church Tuesday 12th December at 6pm St Edmund's Church, Downham Market Sunday 17th December at 3pm To book your place at a service please register here or call Carol Mott on 01485 601701. This year's Ligh ..read more
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Make A Will Month - Living Wills
The Norfolk Hospice
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7M ago
Living Wills and Lasting Power of Attorneys Living Wills are also known as advance decisions.  They are not related to your property and finances, but your health and medical treatment. A Living Will, or advance decision, allows you to outline your wishes for refusing medical treatment if you become terminally ill, or if you lose the ability to make decisions for yourself. If you want to refuse potentially life-sustaining treatment your decision must be in writing, signed, witnessed, and include the statement ‘even if life is at risk as a result.’ A Living Will or advance decision does no ..read more
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Make A Will Month - Leaving A Gift In A Will
The Norfolk Hospice
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8M ago
It is never too soon to think about writing a will.  When you reach the part of your life journey where you start to own property or other assets, I would recommend seeking the advice of an expert, no matter what age you are or if you don’t yet have dependents.  In the event of an incapacitating accident, illness, or death, it is much easier and less stressful for your family if they know your wishes, especially if you do want to leave a charitable gift in your will. Within your will, it is possible to leave three types of gifts: Specific (particular items or a group of items) Pecuni ..read more
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Make A Will Month - The Benefits of Estate Planning
The Norfolk Hospice
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9M ago
Each year, The Norfolk Hospice relies on £2.5 million of support from the community to operate their essential services. A gift in a will has the power to support those facing a life-limiting illness. To support the Hospice with their legacy campaign, Stephenson and Smart have provided informative articles around wills and estate planning. If you own property, or other assets, it is important that you think about the value of your estate and the tax implications that may be associated with it, sooner rather than later. With careful planning, guided by a professional, you will be able to ensure ..read more
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Make A Will Month - The Importance of Leaving a Will
The Norfolk Hospice
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9M ago
Each year, The Norfolk Hospice relies on £2.5 million of support from the community to operate their essential services. A gift in a will has the power to support those facing a life-limiting illness. To support the Hospice with their legacy campaign, Stephenson and Smart have provided informative articles around wills and estate planning. End of life planning is crucial in ensuring that your wishes are met in the event of your death.  If you own property, or have significant money or other possessions, it is also about managing these to try and ensure that as much as possible passes on t ..read more
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Tea For Tapping - A Resounding Success
The Norfolk Hospice
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9M ago
We are so pleased that Tea for Tapping was such a wonderful success! The exciting new initiative during Afternoon Tea Week took place from 7th to 13th August 2023. The unique event invited individuals, communities, and tea lovers from all walks of life to come together and make a significant difference in the lives of hospice patients. As part of the initiative The Norfolk Hospice Tapping House held King's Lynn's Biggest Tea Party on Thursday, 10th August 2023, from 2pm until 4pm. This prestigious gathering was hosted by The Mayor of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, Cllr Margaret Wilkinson and ..read more
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