Harris HospisCare was founded in 1984 to serve the southern part of Bromley.
The original service was known as South Bromley HospisCare and in 2002 renamed Harris HospisCare in recognition of the dedicated support of Lord Harris of Peckham. In 2004 the service moved to its current site, Caritas House in Orpington.
In 2008 the service merged with St Christopher’s Hospice
This development was the outcome of a longstanding professional relationship between the two organisations, sharing the same values, standards and commitment to high quality end of life care.
Harris HospisCare with St Christopher’s serves the London Borough of Bromley.
Last year 404 new patients were referred to the home care service. The home care services operates a 24 hour visiting service, 7 days a week.
On any one day Harris Hospiscare with St Christopher’s cares for over 200 people in their own home.
As well as a home care service we also run a thriving day care service and a comprehensive lymphodoema service to Bromley residents whatever the cause of their limb swelling. The service to families and carers extends into bereavement.
Harris HospisCare is a registered charity
It costs £1.5 million each year to maintain our services, with 40% of our funding from the National Health Service the balance must be raised from voluntary contributions.
Everyone is welcome at Harris HospisCare with St Christopher’s and everyone is valued - whatever their race, religion, or lifestyle.