Beaumond House News

Thank you to White Stuff

We would like to thank White Stuff for choosing us as the charity partner at their shop in Newark. We look forward to building a partnership with the staff in the store.



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Care Quality Commission Inspection Report

Beaumond House undertook a Care Quality Commission Inspection on 18th August and are delighted to announce that we received a 'Good' rating.

The Care Quality Commission are the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. They make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective,…

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Be Bright Blue for Beaumond House 2016

During Hospice Care week, 3rd - 9th October 2016 we’d love everyone who has ever been touched by the support offered by Beaumond House or who would like to help us to raise as much money as possible with our ‘Be Bright Blue for Beaumond House’ campaign. Hospice Care Week is…

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Thanksgiving & Remembrance Service

Each year we hold a Thanksgiving and Remembrance Service in a local church to offer thanks for the support given to Beaumond House by the local community and remember our loved ones. We would be very pleased if you, your family and friends would join us on this special occasion:



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Beaumond House Hospice User Group

Would you like to join the Beaumond House Hospice User Group? (HUG) The aim of the group is to contribute to the improvement of the care given at Beaumond House by providing a patient and carer perspective. 

Record Breaking Total - Chase the Rainbow 2016

We are very excited to announce the total to date from Chase the Rainbow 2016 is a fantastic £21,232.90! We’ve been absolutely blown away by this year’s event.

It was attended by 768 runners who between them raised an amazing amount of money. This is record breaking and the most ever…

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Fabulous 50p Sale!

Come along to our fabulous 50p Fayre on Saturday 23rd July in the grounds and gardens of Beaumond House on London Road, Newark, and grab a bargain or two!

We have cakes, clothes, plants, a tombola, toys, books and tea & coffee.

All proceeds will go towards redecorating and refurbishing…

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Career Drop in Events

Are you looking for a change in career or a new job?

Come along to our career call in events where you can find out about our RGN opportunities as well as other vacancies including housekeeping and Health Care Assistants.

Join us for coffee and cake and a chat about…

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Volunteer Opportunities

We are so grateful to the dozens of people who give their time each week in support of the work of Beaumond House Community Hospice. Our volunteers are a vital part of our team and contribute to almost every area of our work. We recognise that without the 200+ volunteers…

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One Stop’s Carriers for Causes

We can now unveil our recently decorated quiet room, which has been made possible by One Stop’s Carriers for Causes.

We would like to thank them for their generosity for kindly awarding us £960.



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New Business Club Member

Welcome to DB Wood Wealth Management who have joined our Business Club as Gold members. DB Wood are a Financial Planning, Investment Management and Risk Advisory business. Founded in 1976, and located in the heart of Newark on Trent, they constantly strive to improve their people and processes, putting clients…

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Caring for those who care

After Umbrage is a charity dedicated to providing free, short breaks for anyone who has been looking after terminally ill family members or loved ones and was established in 2013 to care for those who care. After Umbridge aim to provide…

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Movement Workshops

Beaumond House is delighted to welcome qualified neuro-physiotherapist Annabel, to lead movement and relaxation workshops at Beaumond House.

The next workshop will be held on Wednesday 30th March at 11am in the daycare room at Beaumond House

The workshops are open to anyone who uses Beaumond House, not just people…

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Relocation of the Resource and Information Service

Relocation of the Resource and Information Service

The Beaumond House Resource and Information Centre opened 5 years ago within a town centre location on Stodman Street.  The Resource Centre has provided a valuable service but there have been concerns about the low numbers of people coming into the centre day…

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

You can download our spring 2016 newsletter here. Find out about our recent news and upcoming events.

If you would like to change your preferences and receive the newsletter by email instead of by post, please email here.

If you would like to unsubscribe, please…

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Thank you to The Star Trust

The Star Trust is an East Midlands-based charity, run by local business owners and entrepreneurs, which supports good causes across the region. The Star Trust’s events raise in the region of £100,000 for local charities each year and it’s with great thanks to them and their funding, that…

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Inspire Day in aid of Beaumond House

Get the Edge, based in Swinderby, are hosting an 'Inspire Me' Day in aid of Beaumond House.  Get the Edge is a pioneering training, coaching and staff development specialist, with a mission to give their clients the competitive edge they need  to succeed in business.

Designed to support local…

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Career Call in Events

Love Nursing? Love a caring career at the heart of your community?

Come along to our career call in events where you can find out about our RGN opportunities as well as other vacancies including housekeeping and Health Care Assistants.

Join us for coffee and cake and a chat about our opportunities.…

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A big thank you!

We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our Christmas bag packers who volunteered in December 2015. The total raised during the 2015 Christmas bag pack at Marks & Spencer's was an amazing £3679.73. A massive thank you goes out to all of the bag packers who…

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Christmas Cards

Our Christmas cards are now available in our Newark shop on Stodman Street and also our Southwell Shop on Queen Street. You can also purchase the cards from our reception on London Road and from the Newark Parish Church. Our reindeer food is also available from reception!



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Beaumond House Shopping Bags

Our Beaumond House cotton shopper bags are available at our Newark and Southwell shops for £2 each. They will also be on sale at our Christmas Market on Monday 7th December! 



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Help us reach our 100 target

Can you help us reach our 500 target?

We have had such a fantastic response to our recent appeal with 100 people joining our regular giving scheme, however there is still a long way to go. We have launched totaliser to record the number of people signing up to a regular…

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Thank you for being Bright Blue!

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who got involved or supported our Be Bright Blue for Beaumond House campaign. There was a great response from the local community and we are so very grateful for your support.

You can see the Bright Blue photo album 
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Thanks given to Thoresby Colliery Benevolent Fund

We would like to give a very special thanks to the Thoresby Colliery Benevolent Fund for their extremely generous donation of £11,428.25. This was their fund built up to benefit them, but sadly as the pit has closed the fund too has been wound up. We would like to send…

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Will you run the London Marathon for Beaumond Hous

Have you managed to secure your own place in the London Marathon?

Would you like to run and raise funds for Beaumond House? If so we would love to welcome you as part of ‘Team Beaumond House’ if you have your own place in the race you will not…

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Be BRIGHT BLUE for Beaumond House!

During Hospice Care week, 5th – 11th October 2015 we will be running our 'Be Bright Blue for Beaumond House' campaign. We’d love everyone who has ever been touched by the support offered by Beaumond House or who would like to help us to ensure that we are always here for…

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Autumn Newsletter 2015

Our Autumn Newsletter is now available to download here. You can find out more about our urgent appeal, volunteer interview, how you supported the local community and more.

 



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Our URGENT Appeal

For 25 years, the people of Newark and the surrounding areas including Southwell, have offered their continued and outstanding commitment to the work of Beaumond House. We now need your help to secure the long term future of Beaumond House. As you would expect the trustees and managers are keen…

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Thank you!

We wanted to say a big thank you to all our supporters who have raised money through organising events, challenges and other fundraising activities so far in 2015

Mary Hansen & Family - £1030 at their family fun day in April
Nick Widdowson & Dave Silvester - £700 at their…

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Well done to our Moroccan Trekkers!

A huge well done and thank you to Mark Neal, Stewart Mireylees, Ed Rainbow, John West, Steve Willis and Stuart Hendry who all took part our Moroccan Three Peaks challenge to climb the 3 highest mountain peaks in Morocco and raise funds to support Beaumond House.

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Well done and thank you to Karl Andreson!

Earlier this year Karl Andresen contacted us to say he intended to do a sponsored row to raise funds for Beaumond House. He intended to row the distance of a marathon on a rowing machine and he hoped to raise £500 in doing so. 

On 10th May 2015, Karl set…

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Volunteers Week

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. #volunteersweek

It’s a chance for us to say a huge, huge thank you to each and every one of our volunteers.

It’s also a time to say to those of you that don’t…

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Volunteers Week - Day 5

During Volunteers’ Week we celebrate our amazing volunteers and say thank you for their vital contribution. #volunteersweek

It’s also a time to say to those of you that don’t yet volunteer, can you? Will you?

Our volunteers get involved in all sorts of ways; helping in the kitchen or the…

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Volunteers Week - Day 4

Volunteers’ Week plays a huge part in raising the profile of the millions of volunteers who regularly contribute to society, while inspiring others to get involved too. #volunteersweek

It’s a time to say to those of you that don’t yet volunteer, can you? Will you?

We rely heavily on our…

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Volunteers Week - Day 3

Volunteers' Week is a chance to be part of the UK’s biggest celebration of volunteering, recognising the contribution of 23 million people who volunteer in their communities across the UK. #volunteersweek

It’s also a time to say to those of you that don’t yet volunteer, can you? Will you?

Whilst…

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Volunteers Week - Day 2

1-7 June 2015, the biggest week in the volunteering calendar which recognises the contribution of all local volunteers. #volunteersweek

It’s also a time to say to those of you that don’t yet volunteer, can you? Will you?

Each weekday we have 11 patients who come to Beaumond House for the…

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Volunteers Week - Day 1

Once again its volunteers’ week. Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. #volunteersweek

It’s a chance for us to say a huge, huge thank you to each and every one of our volunteers.

It’s also a time to say to…

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New Business Club Members

We would to welcome and thank our most recent Beaumond House Business Club members. 

Saint-Gobain Forumla (pictured above) have joined as a Patron and Weldon Flooring have joined as a silver member. 

Saint-Gobain Formula is a world-leading supplier of industrial plaster and gypsum products. Formula aims to be…

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Kiss-May - An exciting new text campaign for hospi

Beaumond House are taking part in Kiss-May, which is a fantastic social media campaign for hospices to collaboratively raise awareness and money for hospice care via the Care2Save Charitable Trust. 

To support the campagin, we are asking you to show you care about Beaumond House by taking 3 simple steps:



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Dying Matters Awareness Week from 18th - 24th May

This week is Dying Matters Awareness Week ‘Talk, Plan, Live’

Talking about dying may not always be easy, but it can help you to make the most of life and to support those who care about you.

If you want to find out further information, resources and…

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The Hands of an Angel

Meeting Rosemary, our Complementary Therapist, for the first time is like encountering the trusted friend that you always wanted. Her ever present smile, soft Irish tone and embracing manner belies more than four decades of intensive care for others. 

Rosemary joined a…

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Equipment Loans

Beaumond House provide an equipment loan service to palliative patients within our 15 mile catchment area. We loan out around 200 items per year and this is a free service, we rely purely on donations to acquire the equipment we loan out. We loan out wheelchairs, riser recliner…

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Dispelling the Myths of Hospice Care

Dispelling the Myths of Hospice Care…….

Perceptions of hospice care:

MYTH: People only go to stay in Beaumond House when they are about to die.

REALITY: People are admitted to Beaumond House to have their medication adjusted and sometimes to give those…

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Beaumond House Event Brochure

We now have a 2015 events brochure available so you can see what exciting events we have coming up in 2015. You can download the brochure by clicking here

You can read more Beaumond House news and articles by downloading our Newsletter here



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Well done to Stuart Hendry...

Congratulations to Stuart Hendry, A Beaumond House supporter, who made it to the summit of Kilimanjaro in January this year. A great inspiration to anybody is or is thinking about taking part in our 2016 Kilimanjaro trek.

 



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The Beaumond House Winter Ball

The Beaumond House Winter Ball  held at Norwood Park, Southwell, on Saturday 31st January 2015 was a huge success and raised an amazing grand total of £20,529!

172 guests attended the event and were served cocktails and a three-course meal and were entertained by local band Flipside and magician Brian…

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Movember

Cancer survivors, rugby players and firefighters are uniting to raise awareness of men's health by laying off the shaving cream until the end of November.
 
The group are growing moustaches as part of international campaign Movember, which aims to raise money, awareness and…

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Curry Week at Beaumond House

At Beaumond House we believe that food is more than nutrition; it plays a very important role in maintaining hope and offering some means of comfort to patients, families and carers. Food can lift the mood and bring enjoyment and is a sociable event bringing together friends and…

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Bras Highlighting Awareness Month

Unwanted bras are hanging in our Resource and Information Centre and other shop windows to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Christine Smith, the Macmillan information and support specialist at Beaumond House Community Resource and Information Centre, on Stodman Street, Newark, adopted the idea from a similar project…

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In loving memory of my Dad Guy Downing

As many of you know Beaumond House serves a 15 mile radius and I thought it would be a good idea to walk the circumference.  It became apparent that 90 miles is a hideous amount for one person to walk.  So the vision of my event evolved into…

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Spotlight on Robin Steedman

How long have you been a volunteer at Beaumond House?

I have just celebrated my 20th anniversary, I’ve been here since the very first days of day-care.

 

How did you become a volunteer at Beaumond House?

At that time. all the…

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Taking on the Sleepwalk in Memory of Loved Sister

Judy West is calling on people across Newark and surrounding areas to take part in the Beaumond House Sleepwalk and she came into the Fundraising Office tell us why it is so important to her.

“It was really a massive shock when Jill was diagnosed and…

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Volunteer to Run Sunflower Run in Thanks

One of our volunteers who was helped by Beaumond House Community Hospice when she was diagnosed with breast cancer will be among those taking part in this year’s annual Sunflower Run For Fun.

 

Heather Robb, 47, of Rutland Avenue, Newark, will walk the 5km route at Newark Showground with…

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Marks and Spencer Transform a Room

Here at Beaumond House we pride ourselves on our home from home feel and at the heart of the house and the support we provide are our four respite bedrooms, on the first floor.  Support from our local Marks and Spencer branch in Newark including raising funds and…

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Introducing Royston Howell

Royston (second from left) has just returned from the Arctic where he undertook a guided trek of 120km from Stilla to Karasjok under the guidance of local Arctic veteran Mike Thornewill, sadly Royst was prevented from completing the challenge.

18 months prior to this event Royst…

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Bank Staff

Bank Staff - an excellent investment...

…no, not people who work in financial institutions but people who work flexibly for Beaumond House in a number of departments, as and when they are needed.  Five new health care assistants recently joined the care team bank bringing a…

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Resource and Information Centre Update

Since the Beaumond House Resource and Information Centre opened in 2011 we have supported over 2000 people.  The centre is an extension of the services offered from the House.  You can expect to receive the same warmth and welcome you would receive at Beaumond…

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Dying Matters Awareness Week from 18th - 24th May

This week is Dying Matters Awareness Week ‘Talk, Plan, Live’ Talking about dying may not always be easy, but it can help you to make the most of life and to support those who care about you.
If you want to find out further information, resources and services that can…

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Newark Half Marathon

Are you inspired by the London Marathon? Interested in running the Newark Half Marathon? Why not join our team and run it for Beaumond House?

 It is limited to 1,000 entrants with a 2k fun run and entertainment for all the family. All proceeds of the fun run go…

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