Positive change afoot for Hospice Whanganui

The Board and Management of Hospice Whanganui are pleased to announce a series of important improvements to their service that will enable them to deliver excellent, specialist palliative care for patients and their whānau in the Whanganui community over the next 5 to 10 years.

Wrap-around Hospice service allows patients to stay at home

This week is Hospice Appeal Week, a local initiative to highlight the funding shortages experienced by Hospice Whanganui and to raise awareness.

Hospice Whanganui calls for funding model to be addressed

“Hospice is a community effort,” says Hospice Whanganui chief executive Davene Vroon.

Hospice hails store, shoppers’ support

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Farmers retail store in Whanganui collected funds for their local Hospice in a variety of imaginative ways. With an internal competition as added incentive, the store raised $11,929.68 between November 19 and December 24. The total was substantially greater than the previous year. “That was raised by us asking customers as we served …

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A return to level 2

Yes, we are back in level 2 again in Whanganui and we want to reassure our community that we are still proceeding as before, just with the level 2 parameters in place. Our shops are still trading and visiting is welcomed at the inpatient unit with the request that you scan in and/or sign at any of our locations. Stay …

Creating gifts with love…

Just before Christmas, Maureen Little who is a volunteer for Hospice, popped in to the inpatient unit with a beautiful gift. She and Tracey, our social worker had had a conversation about quilts and the possibility of having some for the beds in the unit. Not too much time passed and Maureen, with said quilts, arrived at the front door …

Career Opportunities – Can you see yourself with us?

We have a number of non-nursing vacancies right now and we’re excited about the possibilities! Go to the ABOUT US tab above and choose CAREERS from the drop-down for the details on what we’re looking for right now!

Vintage Weekend is on the way!

Take a close look at the Hospice Boutique window… is that an apparition or is there really a 1954 Morrie Minor van parked up in there??? In acknowledgement and celebration of the Vintage Weekend this coming weekend, Veronica and the ladies at the Boutique have gone all-out with the window display and goodies in-store. They’ll be open until 4pm on …

The Tiny Porch Concert

Members of the Ukulele Orchestra and members of the Eades-Worsfold family joined some of the staff at Hospice to present a cheque from their recent fundraiser. Aydie Holland from the Orchestra shares the story… “The Tiny Porch Concerts were created by the Wanganui Ukulele Orchestra as a fun way to fulfill our purpose as fundraisers wanting to make a difference …