We provide compassionate, specialist palliative care to people who have a life limiting condition, while also supporting their families/whanau and caregivers.
Hospice helps people live every moment in whatever way is important to them
Patients are usually referred to Hospice through a healthcare professional, such as a GP or medical specialist. However you can also refer yourself or your family member.
Once a referral is accepted, a member of the Hospice team will contact you.
A plan of care will be agreed with you and your family/whanau and carers, the plan will be reviewed regularly.
You can also access other Hospice services such as counselling, social work, and spiritual care, cultural support through our team, this will be discussed with you.
Yes. Hospice works closely with your GP and any other healthcare professionals involved in your care.
Hospice serves a diverse community. We have access to an interpreting services for a range of different languages, and encourage you and your family to use it to make it easier for you to tell us what you need and how we can help you.
Hospice runs a telephone advice line 24 hours a day, every day of the year. As a patient of Hospice, you or your family can call at any time to seek advice.
If your illness and symptoms stabilise, you may not require ongoing Hospice care. This will be discussed with you in advance, and you can still contact the Hospice at any time in the future to ask for help if your condition changes.