Overview of services

Excellent holistic care and support for all those throughout Hastings and Rother affected by a progressive life-limiting illness or bereavement

Being told that you have a life-limiting illness can bring great anxiety and a sense of loss of control. The services provided by St Michael’s Hospice help to relieve the pain and discomfort of patients and aims to promote flexibility and choice for individuals and their families at a worrying time. Our range of services means we can offer a package of support that can vary according to changing needs of the individual:

  • 301 people admitted to our in-patient services, receiving 491 episodes of care
  • In-patient occupancy ran at 62%
  • 2,355 booked attendances at our day service
  • Referrals to Hospice at Home increased to 3,413 Hospice at Home visits and over 100 night-sitting services provided
  • 12,707 telephone calls with Hospice at Home patients, relatives and NHS colleagues
  • 92% of patients who expressed a wish to be cared for and die at home were successfully supported to do so
  • 1,320 hours of bereavement counselling, with 303 new referrals
  • 2,778 client/volunteer hours provided by the new Hospice Neighbours service, with the number of clients averaging 55 per month.

Find out more about our services at St Michael’s Hospice

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