Sometimes it can be the practical issues which are the most pressing when you are bereaved. Our hospice social workers 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.

Down to Earth have put together a practical guide to making funeral arrangements in the current pandemic. 

Click to visit their site here