Mission Statement/Statement of Purpose

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.