Hodge Foundation

Marie Curie – Cardiff and the Vale Hospice

The hospice’s new Outpatients and Day Therapy unit has been completely refurbished following a £100,000 donation from the Hodge Foundation. It is now able to offer a range of services, supporting patients and families and allowing them to spend more time at home.

The Service works in partnership with NHS services and complementing other charities provision in the area.

The aim of the Service is to provide a range of services to advise, support and care for patients and their families. These include complementary therapies, group sessions and outpatient appointments.

The Outpatients and Day Therapy Service was officially opened by Welsh Government Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, Vaughan Gething. Opening the unit, Mr Gething welcomed the services that would be on offer, both for Marie Curie patients and other organisations.

“Providing clinical services at the unit means patients and their families can return home after treatment, preventing unnecessary hospital admissions.  I’m delighted to open the unit; this gift from the Hodge Foundation has helped create a brighter space for people living with terminal illness” he said.