Please take a look at our 20th Anniversary film, made by de la Mare Photography and sponsored by AW Jenkinson, which showcases the many aspects of Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland.Thank you to everyone involved.
What is Hospice at Home?
Palliative care is a philosophy that places the patient, family and carers at the centre of care. It can be used in hospitals, hospices and community settings which may include the patient’s own home or a residence the patient considers to be home, for example, a residential or nursing establishment.
Palliative care aims to improve quality of life for patients, their families and carers who may be facing difficulties associated with life limiting illness. This is achieved by managing symptoms which may be physical, psychological, spiritual or emotional and through the provision of supportive care.
Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland (Hospice at Home) provides high quality care and support for adults who have palliative and end of life care needs, whilst also supporting their families/carers.
The following services are available, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Complementary Therapy, Lymphoedema, Family Support and a Befriending Service. Individuals may access one or a combination of the services.
Care is planned for each patient on an individual basis. The aim is to provide care and support which will improve their quality of life and facilitate a peaceful and dignified death, whilst also supporting their family members/carers throughout this time and following bereavement.
Hospice at Home’s services work together, but also in close conjunction with other professionals in health, social care and voluntary organisations to deliver seamless care.
Hospice at Home is a registered charity which is regulated by both the Charity Commission and the Care Quality Commission. All services provided are confidential and consent is obtained prior to the sharing of any personal information.
There is no financial charge for any service provided by Hospice at Home.