About Strathcarron HospiceStrathcarron Hospice provides care for people with life limiting illnesses. Our palliative care team helps hundreds of people each year in our Hospice, in the local community, in hospitals and in other care settings. At Strathcarron we have bright and spacious accommodation that can care for 24 people in our In-Patient unit in a mix of single rooms or 4 and 5 bedded wards. Families can also stay overnight if required and there are comfortable day rooms with views out to the countryside and to the gardens. Click here to take a Virtual Tour of Strathcarron. Our Services include:
•Specialist Home Care Nursing
•24 bed In•Patient Unit
•Family Support Service including bereavement counselling
•Lymphoedema Specialist Clinic
•Complementary Therapy Service
•Education Department with courses for health and social care workers
•Specialist advice for Hospital Palliative Care teams
•Telephone Advice Service
|•Nurses||•Admin & Secretarial Staff|
|•Physiotherapist||•Education & Research Staff|
|•Complementary Therapists||•Clinical Effectiveness Staff|
|•Bereavement Support Workers||•Management|
|•Specialist Lymphoedema Staff|
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-through donations large and small
-left to us in their Will when someone dies
-raised at charity events staged by us or the public
-via corporate sponsorship and donations
-through sales at out Shops and online
-income from our Monthly Lottery
-membership of our Silver Patrons scheme
-and funds raised by Friends of Strathcarron Hospice
If you can help to raise funds for example through donations, buying your Christmas Cards from us or taking part in an event then you will be helping us to provide a vital local service to the people of Central Scotland.
To learn about past and future events download our newsletter.
To learn more about Strathcarron Hospice download our brochure.
ManagementWe are an independent charity run by a Board of Management and regulated by the Care Commission, that inspects the hospice regularly to ensure we are practicing in accordance with their standards of care. You can see a copy of their latest inspection report at Hospice Reception or download the Care Commission's most recent report (pdf). For information on our funding and costs please see the official website for the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator. Our Report and Accounts are available on request.
Click here to find out how you can become a volunteer.
A job at Strathcarron is so much more than a typical 'job'. It is a chance to have a real impact on the quality of life of our patients and relatives. Whether you are cooking meals for patients, providing medication to relieve pain, giving financial advice, talking to relatives at reception, or keeping the wards spotless, you need the same motivation - to help our patients 'live' to the end of their lives. Click here to see our current job vacancies.