19 April 2024

Lloyd Cockermouth Charity of the Year: Hospice at Home West Cumbria

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Lloyd Cockermouth BMW & MINI are delighted to announce Hospice at Home West Cumbria as their Charity of the Year for 2024/25.

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Cristina Enache, Customer Relations Manager; Richard Parker, MINI Brand Manager; Martin Shepherd, BMW General Sales Manager; Shane Fox, Aftersales Manager; and Gemma Bell, Marketing & Income Generation Team Leader at Hospice at Home West Cumbria.

Hospice at Home West Cumbria provides high-quality palliative and end of life care to people living in West Cumbria. Established in 1987, their care and support are available to those with a life limiting illness, regardless of cause, and are offered for free at the point of need.

Hospice at Home West Cumbria strive to ensure that people in the area have timely access to personalised, high-quality care. It’s their mission to provide home nursing, emotional support, complementary therapies, and lymphoedema care when and where they are needed. They are the only provider of adult hospice services in the West Cumbria area, and all funds raised by local people help them to provide care for those in need.

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Home nursing is at the heart of Hospice at Home West Cumbria; They provide skilled nursing care on a one-to-one basis to adults within their own home or alternative residential settings, enabling them to remain in their chosen place of care at end of life.

The team also deliver a range of family and bereavement support services for families, carers and those bereaved, which includes one-to-one support, group support and complementary therapy. They are also the sole providers of Specialist Lymphoedema Care in West Cumbria - This is a particularly challenging condition that affects many people, which can be as a result of cancer, cancer treatment or other non-cancer related conditions.

David Byrne, Head of Business at Lloyd Cockermouth, said of the partnership:
“The entire team at Lloyd Cockermouth are so proud to have Hospice at Home West Cumbria as our Charity of the Year. Their work plays a vital role within our local community, offering invaluable care to individuals during extremely difficult and challenging times. The care provided by the team is truly incredible, and we’re thrilled to be supporting them as they continue their fantastic work across the West Cumbria region”.

Gemma Bell, Marketing & Income Generation Team Leader added:

“We are thrilled that Lloyd Cockermouth have chosen to support Hospice at Home West Cumbria throughout 2024. We look forward to working with them and offering our support with the fundraising activities they have planned. Our charity needs to raise £1.5 million every year to enable us to continue caring for patients and their loved ones going through the most difficult of times, and we rely heavily on the support from our local community. We hope everyone will get behind Lloyd Cockermouth and support them to support their local hospice.”

To find out more about Hospice at Home West Cumbria and for more information about the incredible work they do within the community, please visit their website via the button below.




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