Our care services

We meet people affected by life-shortening illness every day.

We understand the overwhelming impact it can have on you and those around you, and how hard it can be to find the right services.

Our care services are set up with patients, families, and carers in mind. You come first and so does your care.



24/7 Nurse Line
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Day or night, you can call us for advice, support or reassurance.

Our Nurse Line is for patients, families and healthcare professionals

Advance care planning
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Advance care planning may be vital in preparing you and your family for end of life care and ensuring your priorities and needs are met


Bereavement support
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When someone dies who is important to us, it can leave an empty space in our lives and it is natural to experience strong or mixed feelings. We're here to support you at this time


Care at home
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Care at Home is a team of friendly Care Assistants, delivering a dedicated care service at your home

Clinical Nurse Specialists
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Our Clinical Nurse Specialists are experts who provide in-hospice care as well as care and support across our catchment area


Complementary therapy
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Our complementary therapy team consist of a mix of staff and volunteers, who provide care and treatment in our hospice and around our community

Family and carers
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If you’re a carer, you aren’t alone. Our team of specialists is here to help you and provide support


Hospice at home
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Hospice at Home nurses operate seven days a week, in partnership with Primary Care services, and visits from the medical team can be arranged if required


Inpatient Unit
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The Inpatient Unit has short-stay, en suite rooms. During your stay, we will focus on the issues that matter to you

Seahorse Project
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Bereavement affects children and young people too. Find out how we can support you and them at this time

Social work and family support
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When somebody is seriously ill, family and friends are affected, too. We are able to offer emotional and practical support

Spiritual support
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At St Wilfrid’s we believe a person’s spirituality is discovered and supported by listening to their life story. Spirituality refers to the way we seek and express meaning and purpose

Therapies and Wellbeing
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On this page, you will find some helpful videos and information to support symptom management. We understand this can be an isolating time and are providing more support directly in your home using technology.

Urgent help
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If you are in immediate danger or severely unwell, please call 999 or 112

Not sure?
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We know that this can all be a bit too much and if you would value speaking with someone directly, please use our contact form here

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