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About Us

St. Rocco’s Hospice has been established in Warrington for 28 years and provides specialist care for patients with cancer and other life threatening illnesses. Our aim is to help everyone have the best quality of life by providing care and support in a friendly, relaxed environment.

St. Rocco’s is an independent Hospice and Registered Charity and takes patients from the Warrington and surrounding areas – population around 200,000.

Registered Charity Number 511592The courtyard

Mission Statement

St. Rocco’s Hospice aims to provide high quality care and promote physical, social, psychological and spiritual wellbeing for patients with life limiting illness, and in doing so placing patients, carers and families at the heart of everything we do.’

Facilities

St. Rocco’s helps hundreds of patients and their families in Warrington each year, providing clinical treatment, emotional and spiritual support , symptom control, nursing care and complementary therapies all in a purpose built environment. A typical bedroom

Our In-Patient Unit has 10 en-suite rooms offering short stay accommodation

Nurse with patient

We have a high ratio of specially trained nurses to patients allowing time for each patient and high quality nursing care.

Therapist in Day Hospice

Our 25 place Day Care unit offers numerous facilities, including complementary therapies, arts and crafts, relaxation and support.

Family Support

The Family Support Team helps patients and their families with practical and emotional issues

Medical Officer

Our team of doctors ensure specialist symptom control both in the Day Care Unit and on the In Patient unit

All these services are offered to patients completely free of charge in an atmosphere of love and care.

Management
The Hospice Clinical Team is supported by a small administrative and fundraising team. A large number of volunteers work in a variety of roles in all Departments. The Hospice management team reports formally to the Hospice Trustees seven times a year.

Funding
The running costs at St. Rocco’s Hospice are currently around £2.9 million per annum. Most of our funds are generated by the local community from sources such as fundraising events (e.g. the Starlight Walk,) generous corporate and community donations, legacies, the Hospice shops, a local lottery and Gift Aid tax relief . NHS Warrington (formerly Warrington Primary Care Trust) also contributes to the Hospice income.