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The importance of caring for carers

During Carers Week, 8th – 14th June, here at St Richard’s Hospice we are highlighting the importance of supporting those who care for patients with life-threatening illnesses. We understand that carers are pivotal to the success of the care provided for their loved one, and recognise that carers also need to be cared for and… Read more »

Hospice offers support to carers

During Carers Week, 8th – 14th June, St Richard’s Hospice is highlighting the importance of supporting those who care for patients with life-threatening illnesses. St Richard’s Hospice understands that carers are pivotal to the success of the care provided for their loved one, and recognises that carers also need to be cared for and supported…. Read more »

Caring for Carers

Carers’ Groups When someone becomes ill, with a serious progressive illness, you will find yourself providing support and practical care. You may be the husband, the wife, the daughter or friend and you probably will not call yourself a carer but will become the most important person to the patient and to their care. It… Read more »

Social Work

Living with a serious progressive illness can affect many areas of a person’s life, including concerns about finance, relationships and many other practical problems. These problems often arise as a person’s social network struggles to adapt. Having the opportunity to talk about these concerns is often the gateway to a greater acceptance of their situation… Read more »