About Hospice Care

Hospice care changes lives. A quarter of a million people are cared for by hospices in the UK each year. Approximately 80% of house care is provided in community based settings including care at home and in care homes. In this section you can find out more about what services are available, who provides them, who can receive hospice care and how to access it.

At the end of lifehigh quality care should be available equally to everyone, no matter who you are, where you live or what your condition is. This should be provided by all the health and social care professionals you meet, and be extended to the people you love.