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Bethesda Care Home and Hospice
The Bethesda Care Home and Hospice is of a high standard, devoted to the care of the frail elderly and those requiring specialist palliative care from the Lewis and Harris community. There is a cheerful, relaxed air about the place which seems to exude peace and a unique combination of spiritual and physical aspects of care.
The Bethesda Care Home has 30 single rooms for long term care and 9 rooms to provide respite care for those in the community who require it. There is a fee payable to stay in the Care Home.
The Bethesda Hospice has four single bedrooms with en-suite facilities and French doors opening on to a veranda surrounded by beautiful gardens. Hospice care is free to the patient and their families. Some funding is received from the NHS, but in order to provide this care, Bethesda requires to raise over £400,000 per year.
In-patient services are also offered.
The Bethesda Care Home and Hospice is a non-profit making Christian charity, registered with HMRC as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO).
The Bethesda Hospice Shop is based at 48 Bayhead Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2DZ, tel. (01851) 706465, and sells second hand furniture and bric-a-brac to raise funds for the Hospice.