he Fund-raising Team at Queen Alexandra Hospital are looking for members of the local community to raise money for elderly patients suffering from dementia.

Money raised will purchase dementia trolleys for each of the Wards within the Medicine for Older People’s Department at QA.

The trolleys are light and portable and will help provide activities such as sensory items, puzzles, music, arts and crafts, cards and dominoes to frail patients, specifically those with dementia.

Each trolley costs around £280 – 370, plus another £300 to provide specifically-designed, dementia-friendly activities.

To donate to the cause, please visit:

Alternatively, If you would like to organise your own event for this cause, please contact the Fundraising Team on: 02392 286000 Ext: 5927,

Portsmouth Hospitals Charity aims to support the patients of Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust by improving existing facilities and by providing additional equipment, supporting research programmes and innovation in the development of services and education to both patients and staff.

The charity supports all of the Wards and Departments across the Trust and you can choose to support and fund-raise for an area of the hospital that is close to your heart.

Posted on Wed, 20/06/2018 - 12:34