Bournemouth’s hotel for cancer patients celebrates 7th anniversary

Bournemouth’s hotel for cancer patients celebrates 7th anniversary

Caption: Guests enjoying the 7th anniversary tea party at The Grove Hotel.

Bournemouth, Events, Health | Posted: Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 12:07 pm | return to news

Bournemouth’s hotel for cancer patients celebrates 7th anniversary

To mark its 7th year anniversary, The Grove Hotel in Bournemouth hosted a celebratory tea party.

Bournemouth’s hotel for cancer patients celebrates 7th anniversary

Caption: Guests enjoying the 7th anniversary tea party at The Grove Hotel.

Not-for-profit holiday retreat for cancer sufferers, The Grove Hotel, has celebrated its 7th anniversary with a tea party attended by the Mayor of Bournemouth, Cllr Derek Borthwick. Over the past seven years, The Grove Hotel has been providing a much-needed holiday for people with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

Opened in 2011, and situated on the East Cliff, The Grove Hotel is run by the local charity Macmillan Caring Locally.

The tea party highlighted the hotel’s role in providing wonderful holidays for cancer sufferers. With first-class support, the hotel gives guests an opportunity to spend precious time together with their carers and loved ones.

Cllr Derek Borthwick, the Mayor of Bournemouth, said, “It was a real pleasure to see first-hand The Grove Hotel’s award-winning facilities. The Grove is doing a splendid job for cancer sufferers, who can go there on holiday with the assurance that their often complex needs will be met. Happy birthday to The Grove and I hope they will be operating for many years to come.”

The Grove Hotel is one of only a few hotels of its kind in the country and is specifically equipped to meet the needs of its patients. There are electric recliner beds and emergency cords; bathrooms and showers have stools and handrails, and there is full wheelchair access. There is also a nurse on emergency call 24 hours a day. The restaurant serves a range of dishes and Chefs can prepare special meals to meet any specific dietary requirements.

To find out more about The Grove Hotel, please visit www.thegrovebournemouth.co.uk.

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