to treat every individual as unique, whom we value without distinction and whose culture and beliefs we respectto enable all to reach their full potential, valuing what they offer, respecting their autonomy and encouraging them to participate in their own care.to confront the patient’s pain and distress whether mental, physical, social or spiritual.to encourage openness and honesty when communicating with patients and their families, and to respect the patient’s confidentiality and wish to question or remain silent.
St Joseph’s Hospice helps people live life to the full, to the last. Our services enhance lives, ease pain and bring comfort to patients with incurable illnesses and their families in 10 boroughs of North and East London; City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Camden, Islington, Enfield, Haringey, Waltham Forest and Redbridge. These 10 boroughs have a population of over two million people and is one of the most ethnically and financially diverse communities in Europe. St Joseph’s care is available free of charge to all those who can benefit from it and we work to meet all the needs of our patients, including those which reflect their ethnic, cultural or religious heritage.