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Our Mission Statement & Values

Our Mission Statement

St. Francis Hospice provides a specialist palliative care service to people in North Dublin. This includes support for their families and friends and all healthcare professionals involved in their care.

The service is based on a Christian philosophy of human dignity, which treats each person with respect and compassion, irrespective of their cultural or religious background or socio-economic status.

The hospice plays a leadership role in shaping palliative care nationally, working in partnership to advance policy, education, research and service innovation.


Our Values

Our six core values are:

  • Dignity
  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Kindness

    These values underpin our commitments to…

  • Creating a welcoming, relaxed and personal atmosphere of care.
  • Providing quality care at a physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual and social level which respects the needs and wishes of each person.
  • Supporting families and friends emotionally, psychologically and spiritually from referral through bereavement in an attentive and non-intrusive way.
  • Working collaboratively as a team which cares for its members, values each one's contribution and engages in ongoing education and reflection.
  • Linking with other professionals, support agencies and the local community to improve the quality of service to people who are terminally ill.
  • Educating others and influencing the practice and standards of palliative care of people who are terminally ill.


(01) 8327535
(01) 8327635


(01) 8294000
(01) 8294099

Registered Charity Number: CHY 10568


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