They offer counselling support to family members, carers and close friends who are affected by their loved one’s illness; pre and post bereavement counselling for children, young people and adults. Pre and post bereavement counselling is available at Rossendale Hospice for people of all ages living in the Rossendale valley who are struggling to cope with their emotions leading up to and following the death of a family member or close friend. They have an open referral system. Appointments usually last 50 minutes. The amount of sessions offered will be decided between the Nurse and the client. On average this is usually between 4-6 sessions.