Case Study 21/06/22

Matchroom Foundation continue ongoing support of St Francis Hospice with a £150,000 commitment over the next three years

Matchroom Foundation continue ongoing support of St Francis Hospice with a £150,000 commitment over the next three years

The Foundation were proud to be able to fund a Hospice at Home nurse for the next three years. An annual £50,000 donation will provide people with time with a St Francis Hospice nurse to administer palliative care in their own home as the Foundation continues it’s support of this Essex based charity.

St Francis Hospice are a charity based in Romford, providing free of charge services to those who need end of life care. Their services include:

  • An 18-bed ward: supporting people with specialist needs who require 24/7 care.
  • Hospice at Home: providing quality end of life care in people’s own homes – where 4 out of 5 people prefer to be cared for.
  • Specialist Community and Crisis Support service: providing symptom control for those dealing with life-limiting illnesses in the community.
  • Pemberton Place: A day unit which provides a setting for a range of social activities, exercise groups, wellbeing and therapeutic services and outpatient appointments.
  • A range of Support Services: to include a Bereavement Service for adults and children, Pastoral Care, and a Family Support service offering counselling, advice, and advocacy.

Anne Brown of St Francis Hospice said “We are so grateful for the incredible support we have received from The Matchroom Sport Charitable Foundation over many years. Together we have been able to help people in our community when they need it most.”

To find out more visit: https://www.sfh.org.uk/

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