Group support for families and carers

We offer a number of bereavement groups

Please note these groups are either online or not currently running during the pandemic to keep everyone as safe as possible..

STEPS – Open group

This group is for bereaved people who wish to meet others in an informal social drop-in setting. People can attend 12 sessions. The group meets on a Thursday morning 10am – 11.30am.

Sunflower bereavement group

Closed mutual support group for up to ten people who have been recently bereaved. The group runs twice a year for eight sessions ( 5.30pm – 7.30pm) There are groups for parent loss, partner loss and adult child loss.

Bereavement walking group

A gentle social group for people who have been bereaved. The group takes place on the second Sunday of each month.

Cookery group

This bereavement group supports people who want to find the motivation and confidence to cook and the opportunity to share a meal with others who are bereaved. The cookery group runs three times a year and runs for six sessions ( 4pm – 7pm)

Relatives and friends through trauma (Raftt)

A bereavement mutual support group for eight people whom have lost a loved one through suicide. This group runs once a year for up to 12 sessions (5.30pm – 7pm)

Group members must be known to St Richard’s Hospice or Bereavement Support South Worcestershire (BSSW) For more information please contact Matt Jackson in the Family Support Team on 01905 763963.

Carers’ Cafe

The Carers’ Cafe runs monthly for Carers of St Richard’s patients.