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Hospice Waiheke Homecare

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Description

Hospice Waiheke Homecare seeks to exemplify the World Health Organisation’s definition of hospice/palliative care which states “an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness…”

  • Specially trained volunteers offer individuals and families support and respite on a regular basis as needed.

  • Grief counselling and support including bereavement follow-up.

  • Provision of relaxation, massage, reflexology and life-story recordings.

  • Provision of equipment into patient homes free of charge.

  • Regular funding to the Waiheke Health Trust to enable the district nurses to provide in-home palliative care.

  • Funding to the Waiheke Health Trust to enable those under the age of 65 to receive home support.

  • If specialist inpatient care is required, patients can go to the Mercy Hospice, College Hill, Ponsonby in Auckland, following a GP or DN referral.

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Service Types

End of life care

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We offer our services free of charge to the community. We receive no government funding, so always appreciate donations, to keep our services available and to enhance support for those in the community.

Region

Central Auckland

Contact Details

2/11 Moa Avenue
Oneroa
Waiheke Island 1081

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Street Address

2/11 Moa Avenue
Oneroa
Waiheke Island 1081

This page was last updated at 3:57PM on October 7, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Hospice Waiheke Homecare.