Celebration Garden 2019

Kindly sponsored by

Thank you to everybody that helped us create our special garden made up of 1,200 vibrant and unique dragonflies which are handmade by The British Ironwork Centre in Oswestry especially for St Richard’s. The beautiful display has now come to an end, however our lovely dragonfly sculptures are still available to either plant in your own garden or give away as a gift – all we ask is a donation towards the care the we provide for our community.

The donation amount is your choice, and will help fund our care, however it may help you to know that a donation of £34.62 could pay for a Hospice at Home Healthcare Assistant for three hours, £43.44 could help to pay for a Day Hospice Nurse for an hour or £64.37 could pay for a Family Support Counsellor for 5 hours.*

To obtain your dragonfly please call the fundraising team on 01905 958262 or email

*this is the full cost of employing a member of staff and all on-costs. Figures relate to the audited accounts 2017/18.

Dates for your Diary

Saturday, 10th August

Hospice staff and volunteers will plant the flight of dragonflies at St Andrew’s Spire/The Glover’s Needle, Worcester. Come along from 10am to see the dragonflies being installed by Hospice staff and volunteers.

10th – 26th August

Celebration Garden display during Worcester Festival

Bank Holiday Monday, 26th August

Donors can pick a dragonfly from the garden between midday – 2pm to take home

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During this challenging time, we are doing our utmost to continue caring for the patients and loved ones who need us most.

The way we work has been adapted, with many of our services delivered remotely – such as over the phone, or by video call. And we are working closely with other health care professionals in Worcestershire to share knowledge and expertise at this time.

Latest changes at St Richard’s Hospice

  • In-patient Unit: To protect patients and staff  from the spread of the virus, we are following national guidance and therefore it is with regret we are not able to accept visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact the In-patient Unit with any questions on 01905 958163. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
  • Community Nursing: Community services continue to operate, with a mixture of hands-on care and remote support.
  • Living Well and Family Support Services: Switched to virtual model, with care given remotely over the phone or via video call.
  • Shops: All 19 of our shops and warehouse are temporarily closed. Please do not leave donations outside our shops, as we are unable to collect them at this time.
  • Fundraising: All hospice organised events until the end of August have been postponed. If you wish to support us, please donate to our Resilience Fund.

Please do not visit St Richard’s Hospice if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough. If you have these symptoms, please stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. See NHS advice on coronavirus.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.