Frequently Asked Questions

All of our frequently asked questions, regarding the hospice can be found below. If you still need assistance, or want to find out more about Willow Burn Hospice, please contact us today.

Where is Willow Burn?

Willow Burn is located on Howden Bank within the Lanchester Rise estate. Head towards Howden Bank and upon arrival turn into Lanchester Rise. Follow the signs to Willow Burn which are located throughout the site. The car park is located to the left of the building.

Do you have to be religious to be at Willow Burn?

Absolutely not. Willow Burn are inclusive of all religions/cultures/ races and anybody is welcome to come and receive care from us.

What age do you have to be to be cared for at Willow Burn?

Willow Burn admits patients that are over the age of 18.

Do you just come here if you have cancer?

No. Willow Burn cares for patients that have a variety of problems and needs. We do get Cancer referrals but we have a wide range of patients who have different problems. Only 30% of people that come to Willow Burn come here for end of life care. Others come for respite and symptom control or for our day hospice service.

Is Willow Burn just a place for end of life care?

No, not at all. Willow Burn is a happy, loving and compassionate place where people can come to relax and get symptom control or respite, not just end of life care.