Support services

We offer a wide range of support to patients, their families and carers including counselling, a bereavement service, Social Work, Citizens Advice, and group support.

Please note, due to the coronavirus pandemic virtual and telephone support for all services continues and face-to-face support is assessed on an individual basis.

Information on how to be referred

St Richard’s also provides Bereavement Support Worcestershire

Bereavement Support South Worcestershire (BSSW) offers various types of bereavement support to anyone registered with a South Worcestershire GP.

BSSW offers bereavement counselling to individuals and couples, group work and telephone support to bereaved adults, as well as individual and group support to children, young people and their families. In addition, they can offer practical advice and signposting. BSSW offers support for any type of bereavement, but very often work with individuals and families who have experienced traumatic and unexpected loss e.g. suicide, road traffic collisions, death from cardiac arrest, accidental death, multiple loss, etc.

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