Resources for Patients & Supporters

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There is lots of information that can help patients navigate their way through hospice care. We have produced leaflets covering helpful topics from groups available at St Clare to coping with bereavement.
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Please take a moment to look through the downloadable pamphlets below, which aim to provide you with helpful, useful and important information about St Clare.

About the Hospice

Front cover of leafletA little more about your Hospice

At St Clare Hospice, our passion to provide the best specialist palliative care to improve the lives of those affected by terminal or life-limiting illnesses lies at the heart of all we do.

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Front cover of leafletOur care in the community

Find out more about the comprehensive community service St Clare provides for people in their own homes as well as nursing and residential homes, and community hospitals.

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Front cover of leafletDay Therapy

Day Therapy at St Clare Hospice takes a truly holistic, rehabilitative approach to understanding each individual’s specific needs.

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Front cover of leafletPatient & Family Support Services

Our Patient and Family Support team will work with you holistically, considering your practical, emotional, spiritual and social needs, as well as offering support to your family and friends.

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Front cover of leafletWelcome to the IPU: A patient’s guide

This leaflet aims to answer some frequently asked questions about the Inpatient Unit and give you a brief insight into the services we offer which you may use during your stay.

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Day Therapy Groups

Front cover of leafletNeurological Group

Our Neurological Group is designed for people with progressive neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s and Motor Neurone Disease, and their carers.

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Front cover of leafletBreathlessness Group

Our Breathlessness Group is an opportunity for those struggling with breathlessness to learn management techniques, empowering people to control what can be a difficult and distressing symptom of their illness.

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Front cover of leafletBrighter Living Group

Our Brighter Living programme is designed to give people who are experiencing fatigue or anxiety the confidence to cope and manage their own health on a day-to-day basis.

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Front cover of leafletJoint Hospital and Hospice Patient-led Clinic

Our specialist palliative care team run joint clinics with our local cancer nurse specialists at Princess Alexandra Hospital to offer people additional support between their hospital oncology appointments.

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Useful Information

Front cover of leafletWelcome to St Clare: A visitor’s guide

If you are visiting us for the first time, we hope you will find the information in this leaflet useful. It has been put together by people who remember their first visit and now want to help you.

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Front cover of leafletPrivate Health Insurance

St Clare Hospice is proud that all the care we provide is free of charge. However, there may be a way you can help us to keep providing that care.

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Front cover of leafletCoping with Bereavement

In our everyday life, many of us do not have to deal with death and generally death is not talked about very much.

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