Inspirational Blog

Hospice chaplain ordained as Interfaith Minister

16 September 2014
Sheila Simmonds, one of the longest-serving volunteer members of the St Richard’s Hospice chaplaincy team, has been ordained as an Interfaith Minister. Read More

Hospice care is founded on compassionate people

04 September 2014
St Richard’s Hospice provides free specialist palliative care for patients living with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and supports their families. Its great reputation for providing high quality, compassionate care is due to the dedication, skills and experience of all those work for the charity, both paid and unpaid. Read More

Why supporting a charity is good for business

04 September 2014
St Richard’s Hospice is proud to be working in partnership with many local companies and values their continuing support. An association with the respected local charity helps businesses to achieve corporate social responsibility objectives and offers opportunities to entertain clients, motivate employees, engage with suppliers and attract new customers. Read More

Make a difference as a volunteer

28 August 2014
“I really enjoy volunteering and I’ve made lots of firm friends through the different areas I work in. “It’s so diverse and good fun!” Read More

Occupational Therapy helps patients stay at home

07 August 2014
People with life-threatening illnesses are able to stay independent and at home for as long as possible, thanks to the package of care offered by St Richard’s Hospice. Read More

Hospice volunteers give valuable support in the community

31 July 2014
St Richard’s Hospice’s community volunteers offer practical support at home to patients and their families, giving a helping hand with a wide range of everyday tasks. Read More

Out-patients clinics held at hospice

30 July 2014
St Richard’s Hospice is working in partnership with the NHS in Worcestershire to offer patients with advanced conditions the opportunity to attend specialist out-patient appointments at the hospice. Read More

A peak behind the scenes

02 July 2014
At St Richard’s Hospice, the high quality of care and compassion we offer patients and families is built on a foundation of activities that take place ‘behind the scenes’. Read More

Creative therapy is outlet for patient expression

05 June 2014
A display of artwork by St Richard’s Hospice patients is currently on display at St Andrew’s Church Parish Centre, Droitwich and also in shops around the town all on the theme of the charity’s snowdrop emblem. This, and a recent display in St John’s, Worcester, are examples of the hospice developing community links which are important for patients. Working with the community often creates a fo... Read More

Garden therapy

05 June 2014
  The lovely gardens and grounds at St Richard’s Hospice offer so much more than just a pleasant view.   Patients in the In-patient Unit, their visitors and patients in Day Hospice as well as staff and volunteers can take time out to reflect, relax, find respite and enjoy the spaces in different ways.   One of our most well-loved features is the Tree of Life garden which is inspired by aspect... Read More