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Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE 23.03.2021

23.03.21 - Note the following changes to Hospice shop opening times.

Lockdown peace of mind

The Brand sisters and their mam, Dot

"Even when lockdown hit we had peace of mind knowing she was in the best place possible for her needs.

Temperatures taken as you enter Alice House

A new contactless wrist temperature reader has been installed in the reception area at Alice House!

A contactless wrist temperature reader has been installed in the reception area of the main Hospice building and is available for all staff, visitors, volunteers, contractors, etc. to use when entering.

Grieving During Lockdown

Coping with the grief and death of a loved one, especially during this period of continued lockdown, is very difficult. We have had to make some temporary changes to our usual Counselling & Support services but hope that the following links may help those who are needing support at this time

Crafting for our patients during lockdown

New to volunteering for Alice House Jennifer Hansen has used her time during lockdown to help patients and their families in a different way.

Jennifer Hansen was set to join the Alice House Communications Team as a volunteer working on the 40th Anniversary Celebrations just as the country went into lockdown due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and all volunteers were asked to stay at home to ensure their safety and that of our patients and staff.

Netflix for our Patients Rooms

Following the success of the Smart TV appeal, Hospice staff felt that it would be a great help and comfort to patients and visitors, particularly those in isolation, to have access to Netflix.

The streaming service would help to entertain patients with a wide variety of box sets, movies and documentaries.

Every Pound Counts

The global coronavirus pandemic is a challenging time for everyone and particularly for charities whose main source of income has been paused.

Alice House Hospice loses £15k a week with charity shops shut from COVID-19

Alice House cares for hundreds of people throughout Hartlepool and east Durham, each and every year.

Hospice care creates a safe environment for both the patient and their family, with care and support available from diagnoses and at anytime during their journey.

Helpful Contact Information

Many people are finding the current situation very difficult, that is completely normal, here are some numbers and information that might be helpful.

  • Registered charity No. 510824
  • Company No. 1525658
  • © Alice House Hospice 2024

Hartlepool Hospice Ltd (known locally as Alice House Hospice and formerly Hartlepool & District Hospice)
Registered office: Alice House, Wells Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 9DA.