Car park will be closed all day on 7th December for our Light up a Life service


Our Welfare Benefits Service provides support with benefits applications and health related discounts. We provide support at the Hospice and in the community.  

Our Social Work team can provide: 
  • Emotional support for patients and families facing terminal illness 
  • Practical support, information and advice on psychosocial end of life issues 
  • Signposting for financial and legal issues 
  • Support with accessing external services including statutory services, voluntary and charitable organisations 
  • Support for patients and families to talk to children and assist with planning for their future 
  • Support in funeral planning 
  • Advocacy for patients regarding their rights and decision making 
  • Support with the social side of advanced care planning, such as information on Wills and power of attorney, as well as memory work 
  • Consultant and advice regarding any safeguarding concerns 
  • Support, training and consultancy to other professionals 
Welfare benefits 

The Hospice also has an experienced Welfare and Benefits Advisor and team of volunteers who assist patients and their families with:  

  • Maximising income by claiming DWP benefits 
  • Accessing grants and other funding 
  • Obtaining taxi cards, blue badges and health related discounts 
  • Referrals for support with debt 


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