About Us

St Teresa’s Hospice is a registered charity (no: 518394) providing palliative and end of life care and support to residents of South Durham & North Yorkshire, and their carers.

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QUICK FACTS:

  • Provides Community Hospice (Rapid Response & Hospice at Home)
  • Provides 10 specialist palliative care beds
  • Provides Day Hospice CHOICES Programme & Specialist Clinics
  • Provides Carers Support
  • Provides Counselling, Social Work & Bereavement Support
  • Provides Driving Service
  • High Standards of Palliative Care
  • Multi-Disciplinary team
  • Founded in 1986
  • Free to all people in our catchment area: i.e. South Durham & North Yorkshire

OUR MISSION:

Our continuing aim is to provide the best possible care to those who need it in terms of:

  • quality (measurement and evaluation – understanding the competition)
  • professionalism (through training and personal development)
  • meeting clients’ and their family’s needs

St Teresa’s Hospice aims to provide “CHOICE”

  • Complete
  • Holistic Palliative Care
  • Offered free of charge
  • In the patient’s
  • Chosen
  • Environment

We believe we will achieve this through good management, through partnerships, fund-raising and recruitment and management of quality personnel in all fields.

To view our most recent Care Quality Commission Inspection Report please click here

OUR 2020 VISION

Click here to download our Strategic Plan 2016-2020.  (660KB PDF)

ANNUAL REVIEW

Click here to download our Annual Review 2016-2017.  (5.2MB PDF)

QUALITY ACCOUNT

Click here to download our Quality Account 2017-2018. (1.6MB PDF)