Who we are 

Discover our vision and our values.

The end of your life is as important as the beginning and the middle. At Garden House Hospice Care, our committed and passionate team offer physical, emotional and spiritual care to local families facing a life-limiting diagnosis across North Hertfordshire and surrounding areas.

Our vision

Supporting all people in our community living with life-limiting conditions and their families and carers, to live as well as possible and according to their own wishes. Caring today, tomorrow and in the future.

Our values


Place the patient at the heart


Take inspiration from our community


Deliver a high quality service


Continually learn and improve


Respect everyone


One team with a shared vision

Our philosophy of care

  • To work as a team of both professional staff and trained volunteers dedicated to developing and maintaining the highest quality of compassionate care in co-operation with other agencies.
  • To make available a support system following the diagnosis of a life limiting condition, to help patients live as actively and creatively as possible, aiming to enhance their quality of life.
  • To integrate psychological and spiritual care for patients.
  • To respect the choices and wishes made by patients and their families.
  • To work to help the families and important others cope with patients' illness and in bereavement.
  • To affirm life and regard death as a normal process; not seeking to hasten or to postpone death.

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