Hospice at Home

Hospice at Home brings our specialist care and support directly to those with palliative or end of life care needs in order to enable them to remain at home as long as possible.

Referrals to Hospice at Home can be made by:

  1. GP
  2. Wirral Community Nursing Team
  3. Specialist site specific nurse
  4. Community Matron
  5. Hospital Teams
  6. Our Hospice staff from Inpatients and Outpatients
  7. Staff at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
  8. Discharge Team at Arrow Park
  9. Integrated Specialist Palliative Care Team

On referral, please ensure all necessary conversations about your patient’s future care preferences have been held and documented and that these are identified on the referral form.

To refer a patient, please complete all sections of the referral form as fully as possible and return by fax: 0151 343 9589

After a referral has been made, the Hospice at Home team Co-ordinator will contact the patient to take further details and arrange an assessment visit. Referrals are prioritised according to the patient’s needs and the service requested. We aim to respond within 48 hours. All information will be entered onto the Wirral NHS SystmOne patient record management system.

To contact the Hospice at Home Team:-

Tel:     0151 482 8984        (Monday - Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm. Out of hours answerphone available)

Fax:     0151 343 9589

 

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