About us Governance How we are governed The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House is a charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered Charity Number 1062800 Company Number 03185605 Founded in 1984 as West Norfolk Home Hospice. As a charity, we are obliged to meet the national standards of the Care Quality Commission to comply with employment legislation and health and safety of staff, volunteers, service users and visitors. The Hospice has a Board of Trustees who have ultimate responsibility for corporate governance. The Board has two subcommittees, one responsible for Finance, Finance and Investment Committee and one for Care, Clinical Governance Committee. The Chief Executive (Registered Manager) has responsibility for the day to day leadership and management of the charity. They are supported by a Senior Management Team and all report to the Board of Trustees.