How your money helps


Caring for Life

Longfield hospice provides care and support, 365 days per year for adults in Gloucestershire living with a life-limiting illness, their carers, families and the recently bereaved. All services are provided free-of-charge with the aim for patients and families being “Living Well, Dying Well and Caring Well.” This is achieved across a number of services including Hospice at Home, Counselling, Day Services and Therapies, Group Work and Education and Training.

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How your support helps Longfield

At Longfield we believe every person in Gloucestershire who is touched by a life-limiting illness should be able to get free hospice care. We are a charity which relies on voluntary donations for 85% of our income.

We recognise and understand that a diagnosis of a life-limiting illness brings a difficult and emotional time. Here at Longfield we listen to our patients to help answer worries and questions, and support them and those around them.

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Where your money goes

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£10 could provide protective disposable gloves for a week of care within the Hospice at Home Team
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£20 could pay for a nurse or health care assistant’s uniform
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£100 could pay for three telephone-counselling sessions with a trained professional.

What we do

For over 30 years Longfield has been in a privileged position of offering care, support and comfort to thousands of patients and their families providing specialist palliative care 365 days a year for people living with or affected by a life-limiting illness.

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Our vision

Longfield supports adults in Gloucestershire who are living with life-limiting illness by:

  • Providing free specialist care, support and advice from diagnosis to the end of life and bereavement
  • Enabling people to live well and die in their place of choice
  • Supporting families and carers
  • Sharing our specialist knowledge with others

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Our mission

Everyone touched by life-limiting illness has free care and support to live well, from diagnosis to the end of life.

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