Living for every day – and making a real difference

Ashgate Hospice

The treatment, care and support of people stricken with a life-limiting illness, such as cancer or heart disease, can truly be said to “make a difference” in easing the suffering of the afflicted and their families. Barrie Farnsworth reports

THERE’S AN HISTORIC building on the edge of town where a small army of staff and volunteers have been making a difference for 25 years. Yes, Ashgate Hospice will be 25 years old on October 10, 2013 – and in that time, it has helped many, many thousands of people and their families cope with a life-limiting illness and its aftermath…