How we help Bereavement Practical support and 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, Inpatient Unit Social Worker, on 01323 434267 or Sophie Bishop, Community Social Worker, on 01323 434285 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 the hospice social workers on 01323 434267.