Spiritual wellbeing

Receiving a diagnosis is never easy

We know that when you receive a diagnosis it can stir up many different emotions and anxieties, so we’re here to support you.
You might experience a sense of anger, sadness, disbelief, fear or regret, or you may start questioning decisions in your life. If you need to talk to someone, we are here, and we’ll always be open to listening and responding.

How we can support you

We can help you whether you are a patient, or a friend or loved one of someone being cared for by us. We care for everyone who needs us, regardless of faith; and whether you have a belief system or not. We encourage you to express your own spirituality or practise your faith or religion in your own way. We’re here to be by your side, whatever it takes.

Where to find us

We have an office on the In-Patient unit and, subject to any current visiting restrictions, we welcome you to pop in any time we are there. You can contact our spiritual care service at the Hospice on 01908 663636 ext. 227, or spiritual@willen-hospice.org.uk or ask any other member of Hospice staff to introduce you to Steve Case.

The Quiet Room

Our Hospice has a Quiet Room. Here you can hang a thought on the prayer tree or simply take time out to gather your thoughts. For those who wish it, there is opportunity for prayer, and arrangements can be made for Holy Communion, blessings or even weddings. We can also put you in touch with a faith or community leader of your choice.

In a typical year...
£9
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.