Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Palliative Care Services, Hospice at Home (NHS)

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Type of service:
Health Services
Address:
Cynthia Spencer Hospice, Kettering Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN3 6NP
Telephone number:
01604678124
Service description:
The Hospice at Home team helps patients with life-limiting illnesses who choose to remain at home during their treatment.

Care is provided by a team of experienced clinical nurse specialists, therapists, registered nurses and healthcare support workers. They work in partnership with GPs, district nurses, and other health and social services. All care is planned with the patient and their family.

The aims of this service are:

• To assist with end of life care if a patient chooses to stay in their own home (including care homes or other long-term care facilities)
• To support rapid discharge from the hospice for patients who would prefer to be at home in the last days of their life
• Crisis intervention to avoid inappropriate admission in the last days of life
Cost:
Free
Age range:
18 years - 100 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Health
Referral route:
  • G.P or health referral
Last updated on:
22/09/2017
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