Patient stories

We’re dedicated to providing the best possible care and support to both our patients and their loved ones.

From time to time, our patients might choose to share their stories with us – and with the public – in hopes that it might either allay others’ fears surrounding end-of-life care or encourage people to support the hospice.

Click on the links below to read more about each patient’s story.

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‘Being in the In-Patient Unit is like a home away from home. It’s a very special place.’

Rosemary attended Day Hospice and Expressive Movement Therapy and also spent time in our In-Patient Unit. She was supported by Jenny, one of our Community Nurses. Rosemary also took part in our Open Gardens event, raising money for Weston Hospicecare by holding tea parties in her beautiful garden. 

Read more about Rosemary’s story…

‘I don’t feel sad, I just feel lucky that there’s so many opportunities open to me, and so much support.’

Ted has been attending Day Hospice, and has also been given support from Wendy, one of our Community Nurses. 

Read more about Ted’s story …

‘I don’t feel sad, I just feel lucky that there’s so many opportunities open to me, and so much support.’

Ted has been attending Day Hospice, and has also been given support from Wendy, one of our Community Nurses. 

Read more about Ted’s story …

‘Coming to Day Hospice each week allows me to live with honesty, and in complete security.’

Sue has been attending Day Hospice for over a year now, making use of various services including Expressive Movement Therapy. Sue says Day Hospice brings huge value to her life; it’s the one point in the week when she doesn’t have to be strong, or positive for others.

Read more about Sue’s story …

‘I was a person again, and it made such a difference.’

After being diagnosed with cancer of the unknown primary, Phil was referred to Weston Hospicecare. In addition to staying in our In-Patient Unit for a couple of weeks before returning home, Phil and his family were looked after by Gwen, one of our hospice community nurse specialists.

Read more about Phil’s story …

Share your Story If you are a patient, loved one or carer who has been looked after by Weston Hospicecare, please consider sharing your story with us. Your story could help inspire others to support us so we can be there for more people.