The Hospice Social Work team helps people through distressing periods in life. They provide emotional and practical support to everyone who has been referred to the hospice. Bereavement care and support is also available to the family members of people who have been referred to the hospice.
Social workers are based at Nightingale House Hospice and can be contacted either in person, by telephone 01978 316800
If you or your family member have not been referred to the hospice for treatment but would like more information, please contact us.
- View the Cruse Bereavement Care website for information on receiving bereavement care
Release – bereavement support for children
The Hospice also provides Release, a bereavement support service to all children and young people who are under 19 years old and who live in the catchment area. Referrals to the Release service are accepted from any source. This can include family members, school teachers, school nurses, GP’s or the young person themselves.
- View the Winston’s Wish website, the charity for bereaved children