Palliative Care is provided to improve the quality of life of patients with serious and incurable illnesses. Care addresses the management of symptoms as well as the psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient.
There are no fees or charges for this specialised care.
Yes - this is your choice.
We will help to enhance your homecare or we will help you and your family to explore alternatives.
If you move to a rest home the Community Team will continue to visit you and remain in contact with your family.
Although we are a short-stay unit and we only have six beds, there is no set time limit. Decisions regarding discharge home or to a rest home are made with you and your family.
No - we can offer support for patients with any incurable illness - we only need a referral.
No - we are separate organisations providing different and complementary services.