Garden House Hospice Care

Garden House Hospice Care

Charity information

Garden House Hospice Care

Garden House Hospice Care provides free specialist palliative care, advice and clinical support for adults with life limiting illness and their families in North Herts, Stevenage, Royston and surrounding villages
It provides inpatient care; a hospice at home service; a day service, 24 hour advice line, bereavement support and training & education.
Free specialist palliative care is provided for over 500 adults a year

Founded 1990

  • Mission statement

    Garden House Hospice Care provides specialist palliative care for patients, families and carers facing life limiting illnesses, to enable them to have the best possible quality of life by providing care and support in the setting of their choice, without discrimination. "

    Garden House Hospice Care follows a philosophy of care with following principles:
    To work as a team of both professional staff and trained volunteers dedicated to developing and maintaining the highest quality of compassionate care in co-operation with other agencies.
    To make available a support system following the diagnosis of a life limiting condition, to help patients live as actively and creatively as possible, aiming to enhance their quality of life.
    To integrate psychological and spiritual care for patients.
    To respect the choices and wishes made by patients and their families.
    To work to help the families and important others cope with patients’ illness and in bereavement.
    To affirm life and regard death as a normal process; not seeking to hasten or to postpone death

  • Aims

    Garden House Hospice Care aims to:

    • To care for terminally ill adults and their families across Stevenage and North Hertfordshire
  • Overview

    Established: September 1990

    Registered Charity Number: 295257

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 52

    Part time staff: 46

    Volunteers: 480

    Phone number: 01462 679540

    Address: Gillison Close Letchworth Garden City Hertfordshire SG6 1QU

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • Hospice Friend Project

    We want to recruit and fund a Hospice Friend co-ordinator for 15-20 hours a week for our ... More