One of the charity organisations which provides advocacy / advice / information is placed at Willow Burn Hospice, Maiden Law Hospital in Lanchester, Durham. It is called Derwentside Hospice Care Foundation. One of this facility's most important goals is to to promote the relief of sickness by:a) providing appropriate care to people in the life limiting phase of their illness and to support the whole family during this time and in bereavement b) establishing, maintaining and conducting hospitals, residential nursing homes and clinics for the reception and care of persons suffering from any illness, disability, disease or other infirmity whether physical or mental by providing medical or other treatment and attention for any such persons either in their own homes or at any institution of the charity c) promoting or assisting in the teaching or training of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and other persons engaged in any branch of medicine, surgery, nursing or allied services, and in the teaching or training of students in any branch of medicine, surgery, nursing or allied services d) conducting or promoting research into palliative care and treatment of persons suffering from any such illness, disability, disease or infirmity as aforesaid and particularly into the care and treatment of persons suffering from cancer or terminal illness and to disseminate the useful results thereof to the public e) providing such medical supplies, equipment and apparatus,drugs amenities, comforts and other things conducive to the material or spiritual welfare of any person resident or working in any institution of the charity or any person being treated or attending in their own homes as the charity may think fit f) arranging lectures and conducting training courses and publishing pamphlets, books, journals and other publications relating to the work of the charity. It is governed by Mrs Helen Mills. After obtaining a no. 519659, it started its activity assisting with the advancement of health or saving of lives. You can reach this institution by telephone:01207 529224, e-mail: info@willowburnhospice org uk or via the website www willow-burn co uk. Its governing document is Memorandum and Articles Incorporated 02/06/1988 As Amended By Special Resolution(S) Dated 08/03/2013. Additionally provides generalist palliative care in a four bedded inpatient and a day hospice facility for individuals with life limiting illnesses.