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The Hospice consists of 8 In-Patient beds (1 of these being dedicated to respite). Each room is single occupancy, all with en-suite facilities of a bath or shower, TV and French window leading into the gardens. A guest room is available to relatives who are required to stay overnight.
We have 8 In-Patient bedrooms for patients who need pain and symptom control, respite care or end of life care.
Each patient room is single occupancy and includes en-suite facilities with either a bath or shower. There are also French doors in each room allowing access to the patio/garden areas. A couple of rooms also have ceiling hoists fitted for those patients who require a little extra assistance with their mobility.
We provide respite care in one of our 8 rooms, please look at the downloadable respite information sheet for further detail.
The Hospice is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and family members and freinds are welcome to visit patients at any time. A guest room is available for relatives who are required to stay overnight. There is a comfortable lounge and facilities to make tea and coffee. Children are welcome to visit but we ask that they are supervised at all times.
The In-Patient unit offers 24hr specialist palliative care to support patients requiring admission for pain or symptom management, psychological, spiritual or emotional support.
All of our clinical teams are dedicated to providing the best possible individualised care to our patients and their carers. Our team includes doctors, nurses, physiotherapist,lymphoedema nurse, chaplaincy, bereavement counsellors and complementary therapists.
We also work very closely with the Community and Hospital Macmillan team, giving our patients access to specialist nurses, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker and Clinical Psychologist.