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Our Care


Palliative Care

Palliative Care is provided to improve the quality of life of people with a life limiting illness. Our team are specialists in Palliative Care. We work with your GP and other healthcare professionals to help you manage your symptoms and enjoy the best possible quality of life.

Palliative Care Brochure

Make a Referral

A referral is normally made by a person's GP or hospital doctor, although an individual or family member can self refer.

Hospice Referral Form

Family Support

We support whānau and friends both before and after death. We have a dedicated family support coordinator and a bereavement follow up service.

Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning enables patients to record their wishes to guide whanau and health professionals in their end of life care.

Advance care plan

Equipment Loan

We have a wide range of equipment available on loan to patients including beds and pressure mattresses, shower stools, walking frames and wheelchairs. We deliver and install these at no cost for our patients.

Resources for Whanau & Carers

We provide resources for whānau and carers of hospice patients, including tools for coping, self-care and easing the journey of their loved one.

Hospice Guide for Carers

Life Biography Service

We offer the opportunity to tell your story and have it recorded for your loved ones through our biography service.

Biography Service

Day Stay

Every Wednesday morning at 10am, patients are invited to Rotorua Community Hospice for morning tea and to meet others. We also offer a pick up and drop off service where possible.

Prayer Group

Spend time in quiet thought and prayer for the Hospice service, staff, clients and their whanau. Meet 1st & 3rd Monday at 2:00pm at Hospice.

This is Frances' story

Diagnosed with lung cancer nine years ago and having been with Rotorua Hospice for 18 months, Frances epitomises the hospice way of living every moment in whatever way is important to you.

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Rotorua Community Hospice Stories

Stories of the individuals who have touched our lives.