Hospice at Home West Cumbria

Hospice at Home West Cumbria

Charity information

Hospice at Home West Cumbria

Hospice at Home West Cumbria - the hospice without walls - provides high quality palliative end of life care to the people of West Cumbria.

Founded 1987

  • Mission statement

    To deliver high quality palliative and end of life care in West Cumbria, by providing services traditionally found in a Hospice building to people in their own homes and their local communities.

  • Aims

    Hospice at Home West Cumbria aims to:

    • To enable patients whose illness is progressive and unlikely to be cured to be cared for at home and to die at home if that is their choice.
    • To have regard to the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients, families and carers.
    • To provide symptom relief and advice where appropriate
    • To continue support into bereavement.• To work collaboratively and in partnership with all local providers of palliative and end of life care both within and outside the NHS.
    • • To comply with current standards of best practice and both corporate and clinical governance.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1987

    Registered Charity Number: 1086837

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 70

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 01900 873173

    Address: Cumbria House Upper Floor New Oxford Street Workington Cumbria CA14 2NA

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  • Funding Hospice Nurses

    Hospice at Home West Cumbria is a pioneering organisation. We were one of the first hospi... More