The In-Patient Unit at St Catherine’s Hospice can care for up to 19 patients at a time. Most accommodation is in single rooms, although some are shared.
All have en suites and most have facilities for a relative to stay overnight – either in the same room or, if available, in a separate room. Unlike a care or nursing home, we do not provide long-term care within the Hospice – as you can imagine our services are very much in demand and we provide specialist interventions to help symptoms become more manageable.
Our medical and nursing teams, family support team, complementary therapists and volunteers work together to ensure that patients’ physical, psychological, spiritual and emotional needs are met during their stay with us.
Care is personalised to meet the specific needs of each individual and their family. We work together to manage pain and other complex symptoms – with the aim of helping people have the best possible quality of life whilst avoiding the need for hospital admission.
For a patient’s guide to the In-Patient Unit please click here.
For information on the referral process to the In-Patient Unit click here.
To see a before and after tour of our in-patient unit following a refurbishment project carried out in 2017 – generously funded by the Morrisons Foundation and donations in memory of two of our patients – please click the video below!