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Hospice Neighbours

Building compassionate communities

Hospice Neighbours is a community-based and volunteer-led project that provides valued companionship and practical support to people and their families with long-term and life-threatening illnesses.

How can Hospice Neighbours help?

Hospice Neighbours get involved with a variety of things. This can include: 

  • Visiting for a cup of tea, offering companionship and a listening ear. 
  • Providing practical support.
  • Helping to stay connected to your friends, family and the community.
  • Directing you to important support services which may help.

For more information please phone: 01284 719638 or email hospice.neighbours@stnh.org.uk

Click here to read more about the development of Hospice Neighbours

Community Connector Team

The Hospice has a newly formed team of Community Connectors who work collaboratively within the West Suffolk and Thetford area.

Linking internally within the Hospice and externally with local partners in both the statutory and voluntary sectors they aim to co-create compassionate communities through an Asset Based Community Development.

If you’d like to find out more about the team, please click here.

You can contact them directly by emailing community.connectors@stnh.org.uk or calling 01284 719638. 

Acts of kindness and the difference they can make

Working in partnership we’ve created a video that highlights the ways people can support each other when facing dying, caring and grief.

Alongside colleagues from Suffolk County Council and Offshoot Films, St Nicholas Hospice Care’s Hospice Neighbours Team has created a video showing the importance of neighbourliness and how small acts of kindness really can make a difference.