Family & Carer Support
St Kentigern Hospice provides emotional and psychological support for families and carers. For those affected by a life limiting illness as well as bereavement support. For those that need practical guidance, psychological support or just some extra care.
Family Support Services
The Family Support Service at St Kentigern Hospice provides emotional and psychological support for those affected by or bereaved through a life limiting illness. This is accessible for those with relatives receiving clinical care at St Kentigern Hospice only.
Find Support in Dealing with
• The shock of diagnosis
• Feelings of isolation after treatment
• Feelings of uncertainty while in remission
• Own and other people’s expectations about getting back to normal
• The losses which illness brings
• Coming to terms with progressive illness
• Helping children to understand terminal illness
We offer comprehensive bereavement support service for all ages to accommodate individual needs. Informal support is available by telephone or face to face in the hospice. This can be especially helpful for those who are experiencing delayed or complicated grief.
What We Offer
Pre Bereavement support for the patient, their family and friends. Post Bereavement support including, one to one counselling, family therapy and telephone and virtual appointments with our counsellor.