St Gemma’s Hospice received 1,962 new referrals for patient care
The Hospice had 568 in-patient admissions
The St Gemma’s community team of nurses and doctors made 5,456 visits
There were 1,392 attendances to St Gemma’s Day Services.
The St Gemma’s team delivered 2,617 bereavement support assessments and follow ups to patients’ families.
Around a third of patients admitted to St Gemma’s Hospice were discharged and the average length of stay was 15 days.
St Gemma’s Hospice has 250 employees. Of those, 160 employees directly support patient care (such as nursing and medical teams, social workers, housekeepers and therapists). The remainder work in non-patient areas, such as our charity shops, fundraising department and support teams such as Finance and IT.
St Gemma’s Hospice has a team of almost 800 volunteers, working in a variety of roles supporting departments throughout the organisation.
Cost of our services:
£450 per day to care for one In-Patient.
£325 for a patient to visit St Gemma’s Day Services.
£250 for a St Gemma’s community team member to visit a patient in their own home.
£145 to provide an intravenous therapy to an outpatient.
£100 to provide a specialist bereavement support session.
£75 to provide a complementary therapy session for a patient or care which could include massage, aromatherapy, hypnotherapy or acupuncture.
£50 per group session to provide support to a child experiencing a loved one’s illness or death.
£30 to provide telephone advice and support to a patient at home.
£6,500 on average to care for a patient referred to our services.