Posts Tagged with: grief

Whose death is it anyway?

David Knight, Chaplain

A thought for Dying Matters week (May 17th – 23rd) There are many people with very strong views on what makes for a good death. Much of it boils down to being a description of what they themselves would hope for. Perhaps a good death involves being surrounded by friends and family, or, alternatively, to… Read more »

Children & Family

(Coronavirus update: The Family Support Team is offering services virtually during the pandemic) A serious progressive illness can cause enormous changes within a family. Children of all ages will sense the feelings of people around them, every child will have different needs depending on their age and development, but they will all need information, reassurance,… Read more »

Bereavement Support South Worcestershire

  Are you recently bereaved? Do you need support to help with your feelings? Do you need help with practical issues? If so just go to where you will find useful information, self-help guides and links to a range of organisations that can help support you. Would it help to talk to someone? If you are… Read more »

Supporting the Family

Update: Family Support during Coronavirus pandemic While we are unable to meet face-to-face, due to social distancing measures, the Family Support Team continues to support patients and loved ones from afar. The team is offering remote support over the telephone, via video calls and social media – and is even enabling patient support groups to… Read more »


  St Richard’s Hospice offers a counselling service to patients, their families and friends.  Our counsellors aim to provide support for those experiencing difficult emotions associated with having a serious progressive illness, to those people caring for them, and to bereaved relatives of our patients.  We provide a safe, confidential place to talk and your… Read more »