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Blythe House Hospicecare

Hospice frontline community care continues as usual during third lockdown.  

Blythe House Hospicecare and Helenís Trustís Hospice at Home service sees healthcare assistants provide specialist support in the comfort of patientís homes across the community. Research by Dying Matters shows that around 70% of people would prefer to die at home, yet around 50% currently die in hospital.

Between March and December 2020, the service provided over 15,589 hours of care, including more than 7,500 hours of night-sits, during 4,337 visits to local homes. Over 175 patients have received care during the nine-month period, spanning the High Peak, Hope Valley, Derbyshire Dales and North East Derbyshire.

Find out more about hospice services during lockdown:  
blythehousehospice.org.uk/keeping-you-safe-information-on-coronavirus/

Refer someone or yourself to Blythe House:
blythehousehospice.org.uk/our-services/referrals-to-our-services/

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