Specialist care for adults in Dorset with a life limiting illness

How can we help you?

We've put together some commonly asked questions to give you more information about Weldmar and the services we offer.

Our individually tailored care for patients and their loved ones takes place in the community, at home, and in our hospice

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Thank you for supporting Weldmar Hospicecare.

As a Dorset charity, we rely on the generosity of the local community to be able to offer all of our services for free, to those local people who have a life limiting illness and need specialist end of life care, as well as providing support to their loved ones.

We need to raise £18,000 a day to keep our services going, which includes our Inpatient Unit in Dorchester, our Weldmar Community Nursing Team, Weldmar at Home, all of our Family Support Services, and more.

There are lots of ways that you can support us, from shopping with us and donating items to our shops, through to making a regular financial donation, playing our lottery, and fundraising.

Make A Will Month

This October, you can write or amend a will with a participating local solicitor in return for a suggested donation to Weldmar Hospicecare – a significant saving on the usual cost.

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Making a donation in memory of a loved one

There are a number of ways you can do this, from making a donation today, through to dedicating a leaf on our beautiful Memory Tree.

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Fundraising for Weldmar Hospicecare

There are so many ways that you can help raise money for Weldmar Hospicecare!  You could organise or attend an event, take on a once in a lifetime challenge, get your workplace or school involved, or get sponsored to achieve a goal.

We have dedicated members of our fundraising team who look after people in the community who want to fundraise for us, and they can help support you with help and advice, and resources such as banners and posters that you might need.

We’re ready to hear what you want to do – call the fundraising team on 01305 261800 or contact us here.

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