Get help Bereavement Practical advice Sometimes it can be the practical issues which are the most pressing when you are bereaved. Our hospice social worker may be able to provide one-off telephone advice regarding or signposting to relevant sources of support in the community. Contact Michael Geary, Social Worker, on 01323 434267. We also have a Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) surgery at the hospice. The DWP advice worker can provide personalised guidance regarding DWP welfare benefits. To be referred to the surgery contact 01323 434267.