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.
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
We support whānau and friends both before and after death. We have a dedicated Social Worker, bereavement follow up service and a Bereavement Peer Support Group.Bereavement Group Brochure
Advanced Care Planning enables patients to record their wishes to guide whanau and health professionals in their end of life care.Advanced Care Plan
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.
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
We offer the opportunity to tell your story and have it recorded for your loved ones through our biography service.Biography Service
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.
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.
Michael remained incredibly positive throughout his journey. When the cancer returned Michael said, “Don’t worry mum, I’ve already had a good life”. Those words from a 19 year old were startling and inspirational.
Stories of the individuals who have touched our lives.