Our Individual and Family Support service will help you, your family and carers throughout your time with us.

We also hold support groups and offer spiritual care.

Emotional Support

Individual and Family Support

A life-limiting or life-threatening illness is emotionally and mentally challenging.

Our team of psychotherapists and counsellors will help you come to terms with your illness, helping you to understand your emotions. We do not stop caring for you during or after remission or bereavement, but work with you to support you, your family and carers as you process and come to terms with what you have experienced. We help you to rebuild your life.

We offer:

  • Individual therapy
  • Couples therapy

For more information about Individual and Family Support please email counselling@sbhospice.org.uk.

Emotional Support

Spiritual Care

Spiritual beliefs and faith can be a source of strength.

Often when a person is diagnosed with a life-limiting or life-threatening illness, they may seek solace in a faith that they follow or have lost.

Living with a serious illness can cause you to question your beliefs. We provide support for our patients, their families and carers in search of meaning and hope. The most common question is ‘why?’. Our spiritual care team are here for people of all faiths, or none.

Our leaflet on Spiritual Care can be found here.

For more information about our spiritual care please email spiritualcare@sbhospice.org.uk.

Emotional Support

Bereavement Listening

Almost half of the emotional support we offer at South Bucks Hospice is to those who have been recently bereaved.

In response to this, from January 2022, we are launching a brand new Bereavement Telephone Listening Support Service.

Our bereavement listeners will phone every week for up to three months to help support anyone who has lost a loved one to a prolonged, advanced life-limiting illness, with a GP in the South Bucks area.

Our leaflet on Bereavement Listening Support can be found here.

For more information about our Bereavement Telephone Listening Support Service email listening@sbhospice.org.uk.

Emotional Support

Support Groups

Support groups are a helpful way to connect with people facing the same diagnosis or similar challenges to yourself

These two groups run for six weeks at a time, several times a year:

  • Cancer Support Group
  • Bereavement Support Group

Please contact our nurses for details of the next course dates by emailing nurses@sbhospice.org.uk.

These two groups run every week:

  • Prostate Cancer Support Group
  • Positivity Art Group

Please contact our nurses for more details by emailing nurses@sbhospice.org.uk.