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Ways You Can Help

Penang Hospice Society / Ways You Can Help

Your Contribution

Make a donation towards

Running costs of our community service

Building Fund

Endowment Fund

(this will be money set aside as capital and over time the interest only be used to sustain the programme).

Please make your cheque, money order or postal order payable to Penang Hospice Society. Tax exempt receipts will be issued for all donations.

Leave a gift in your will.

While your priority will be to look after the family our hope is that you will take this as a wonderful opportunity to support caring in our community.

Become an advocate

Become an advocate for hospice or holistic care in the community in recognition of an essential service that aims to reduce human suffering.

Volunteer

We need not only more hands but also your individual knowledge, skills and experiences so that the vision and mission of the society is realized and for you the deep satisfaction that arises by helping others.

Our Dream

One is to set up a Hospice Centre on the island which will continue the Hospice-at-Home Programme (Phase 1) along with a new service – an in-patient hospice service provided funds available (Phase 2).  The centre will also undertake education and training in hospice care for health professionals and the public. Plans for Phase 1 have been submitted to the City Council.

An Appeal for Setting Up A Hospice Centre

Our “Hospice-at-Home Programme” provides medical care by nurses and doctors in the homes of residents in Penang who have advanced diseases.  This innovative service began in 1992 and it is a free service. Operating from rented premises all these years has not been easy but the good news is that land has been made available for a building of our own.

Our Vision

Our vision is not only to continue this much needed community service but increase training facilities for health professionals towards quality care as well as train family care givers for caring at home. This will be in phase one of the building programme on which we are embarking now. In phase two the vision is to build a twenty bed inpatient hospice service. This will be a short term facility to help in the management of patients who have difficult symptoms to manage at home. Once better they will be sent home. This facility can also provide respite for a few days for family carers who are physically or emotionally drained from the caring at home.

Phase One Building Plans and Funds for the Building

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Plans for phase one has been submitted to the City Council. On approval building is expected to commence by December 2017.

The cost for the first phase is estimated to be RM4 million. We have already raised RM1,278,774.00 and there is also a pledge of a further RM 1 million. Thus we have to raise RM1.8 million.

Can You Help?

We appeal for your generous support towards this community service which is now in its twenty fifth year. We do have income tax exemptions for donations to the society.

Please make your cheque out to Penang Hospice Society or bank into our account:

CIMB bank account number:

8003864144

 

Address:

Prangin Mall, Lot 1.05, Level 1, Phase 1B, Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, 10000 Pulau Pinang.

Please notify all online bank-ins via email. For further enquiries please contact Ms Chitra at 04-2284140 or e-mail: penanghospicesociety@gmail.com