Hospice Taranaki

By: Hospice Taranaki  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Nursing, Palliative Care



All services provided by Hospice Taranaki are free and include:

Medical / Nursing Care Services

  • Te Rangimarie Hospice in-patient unit
  • Community Palliative Care Nursing
  • Taranaki Base & Hawera hospital inpatient service
  • Hospice Respite Care
  • Hospital level care assessments for patients requiring care
  • Night nursing
  • Aged Care facility support

Support Services to Patient/Families

  • Patient Day Stay Programme
  • Carer group
  • Family support (including bereavement counselling)
  • Bereavement group
  • Respite care (rest homes)
  • Chaplaincy
  • Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy, Social worker access
  • Home based support services co-ordination - Home help, Personal cares


  • Volunteer Support and Training
  • Education for Generalists (ie GP's, aged care staff)
  • Biography Service
  • Memorial services (2 per year)

These services are managed, monitored, reviewed and developed to enhance the level and quality of service delivered in Taranaki.

Keywords: Nursing, Palliative Care