Information and Support

Here to help you find out more…

Our information and support activities are for anyone to just drop in:

  • find out more about the care we offer
  • attend discussion groups & presentations
  • get practical advice
  • access literature
  • café style support.
Open House – The Hospice & Beacon Centre
  • We run Open House sessions on Fridays at the Hospice in Farnham and at the Beacon Centre in Guildford. These sessions are open to anyone who would like to know more about our care, such as patients who have just been referred to us, or those who would like to find out how we support the relatives and carers of our patients.

During the Covid pandemic, please phone ahead to make an appointment.

Benefits & Entitlements

An opportunity to talk to our Benefits & Entitlements Advisor about accessing things such as benefits, disabled car badges, carelines and support at home.

Signposting

We can give you details of the services which you can access to help you with practical, physical and emotional matters.

Information sessions

Help and advice on a range of subjects, such as: guidance on dietary issues; help with writing an Advance Care Plan, to understand preferences and wishes and set out the type of care that you would like to receive before you become too unwell to make such decisions; information on legal issues such as making a Will; Lasting Power of Attorney and Guardianship; and information about planning a funeral, including the different types of funerals which you can choose from.