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Mission Statement/Statement of Purpose

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Wakefield Hospice is committed to providing the highest level of symptom management and care for people who have advanced active, progressive and life threatening illness. The Hospice endorses a holistic approach in promoting quality of life for patients as well as providing the continuing support that is offered to families and carers.
 

Philosophy of Care


Wakefield Hospice -

  • provides high quality end of life care, giving equal consideration to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients, their families and carers
  • offers care that is free of charge to patients who have been assessed as in need of specialist palliative care.
  • acknowledges the uniqueness of every patients fundamental approach to life and death.
  • maintains every patients right to privacy and dignity.
  • respects diversity and each individual's religious, cultural and belief system.
  • meets the needs of bereaved individuals in the provision of a range of bereavement services.