KERRY HOSPICE FOUNDATION

In loving memory of Peter Kierkegaard, he left us love and happiness. From all your friends at work and home.

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Christmas Is Coming!

The annual sunflower Day took place on the 12th of June last. Like many of our usual events, it wasn't able to take place in the normal manner. The street collections sould not take place this year due to covid restrictions. It is one of our big fundraisers, which is part of a national campaign. Two years ago, we raised over €40,000, all of which stayed here to support Kerry Palliative Care services. 

This is year it was slightly different. In an effort to keep the tradition alive we had a Virtual sunflower garden. 

We had an iDonate page with the option to donate if you can all. The idea was that we added a sunflower on your behalf in memory of a loved one or just someone you are thinking of this time of year. We wrote your message on the back of the printed card and added them to the garden which was on the grounds of the Inpatient Unit.


We are hugely grateful to you all for the wonderful support and the foundation is truly blown away by the generosity that has been shown over the last 30 years. Especially this last year which has been a hugely difficult one for so many charities.

All we can say is Thank You.

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Events / Fundraising

You can now donate or fundraise directly for the Kerry Hospice Foundation with Just Giving.

Click here to go to our justgiving.com page

All fundraising events are welcome.

Please contact us in advance.

More information on events available here

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Photo Gallery
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The Kerry Hospice is grateful for all your support, and we have compiled a photo gallery of many of the great events and donations.   

View the gallery here

Our Services
Inpatient Palliative Care Unit

Find out information on all our services including the Suiamheas Out Patient Centre, Community Services, Education and our forthcoming Inpatient facilities.

The Specialist Palliative Care team is led by a Consultant in Palliative Medicine and includes junior doctors, specialist palliative care nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, social workers, catering staff, porters, chaplains and administration staff. In addition, this team is greatly supported by various dedicated volunteers.

Who refers to the Specialist Palliative Care Team?

 

* Family Doctor/GP

* Hospital Consultant

 

How much does it cost?

The service is provided free of charge to the patient and their relatives.

More information available here

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KERRY HOSPICE FOUNDATION

A special word from Katie Hannon,  RTÉ.

Patron of the Kerry Hospice Foundation.

You can support the Kerry Hospice Foundation by donating to our everyday hero page.

We thank you all for your continued support during these difficult times.  

The Kerry Hospice Foundation (KHF) is a voluntary organisation to help provide funding and support for palliative care services in Kerry.