Ty Bryngwyn Llanelli Hospice is a Designated Centre of Excellence providing specialist palliative care for the community of Carmarthenshire in the UK. It is the only Hospice in the area with inpatient facilities. Llanelli Hospice provides specialist palliative care both in the community and in its six inpatient beds. Click here to start fund-raising or donate to the Hospice Appeal Fund using Virgin Money Giving.
More about Llanelli Hospice
Ty Bryngwyn Hospice, founded in January 1986, is situated in the grounds of Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli and is a Centre of Excellence for palliative care services in Carmarthenshire. It provides in-patient palliative care and day treatment services and acts as a base for the Macmillan Nurses, the Bereavement Service and therapies. The Hospice at Home scheme is also centred here as is the equipment stores for home aids. The Day Care Centre offers physical, psychological, spiritual and social support.
The Specialist Care In-Patient Unit was officially opened during September 2003. The unit comprises of six single individual rooms with en suite facilities.
The aims of the Hospice are to:
• enrich the person's quality of life
• promote their independence
• offer opportunities to empower the person to make their own personal choices within a safe therapeutic environment
• provide education, information, support and advice for both patients and families
• offer a range of individual or group activities which can take place at either Ty Bryngwyn or within the community
Ty Bryngwyn Hospice benefits from the generosity of donations, the sterling work of a hard-working fund-raising committee and vast public support.
The reputation of skilled palliative care for those with life-threatening conditions has spread far beyond the boundaries of Carmarthenshire which it serves and is a proven and valuable asset to the Health Service.
The website has been set up to raise awareness of the hospice, whilst encouraging donations. Donating online is a great way to raise money allowing donations from friends and family where ever they are. The Ty Bryngwyn Hospice Appeal Fund, Virgin Money Giving site offers the facility for donors to run their own fundraising campaigns or simply make a donation. The option is also available for claiming gift aid, raising a further £25.00 for every £100.00 donated.
Three Cliffs Bay Oil Painting
Ty Bryngwyn Llanelli Hospice Appeal fund is offering a painting of Three Cliffs Bay for a donation of £100.00 or more, all of which will go to the hospice. Three Cliffs Bay is a bay on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. The bay takes its name from the three sea cliffs that jut out into the bay (51° 34′ 31.67″ N, 4° 06′ 58.84″ W). Gower Peninsula was designated as the UK's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956.
The original oil painting, by local artist of repute, John Wynne Hopkins, measures approx. 35 x 25 cm.
About John Wynne Hopkins
John was born in 1954 in Llanelli, Wales and his family immigrated to Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) when he was five weeks old. He was brought up in Africa but returned to Wales to be educated at Llandovery College, Cardiff College of Art and Trinity College Carmarthen, where he trained as an art teacher. He previously taught in the 'Beacon School', Buckinghamshire before returning to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Commissioned in the Rhodesian Army and served in the 1st Battalion Rhodesian African Rifles. He returned to Wales in 1982. For many years he painted wildlife, military and aviation scenes and recently began painting Welsh landscapes of the Gower and local area. John attained a Bachelor of Education Degree in 1988.
For further information please contact Mrs Susan Thomas (secretary of the Appeal Fund) secretary [at] tybryngwyn.org.uk