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Providing Palliative Care

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families when they are facing problems associated with life-threatening illness. Through the prevention and relief of suffering, the early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems (physical, psychosocial and spiritual), hospices provide ‘palliative care’.

Bereavement Counselling

Hospice White River provides a supportive counselling service for anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one or during the difficult time of a life-threatening illness.  Bereavement is unknown territory for many people – Hospice understands this and can provide empathetic support and guidance. This service is available to patient and family as early as the time of diagnosis, through the duration of the illness, and after death during the grieving process.

Equipment Hire

We can assist with the following medical equipment (White River area only): Bed pans & urine bottles, Commodes, Crutches, Egg box mattress, Hospital bed with mattress, Headboard & base, Ring cushions, Shower bath chairs, Walkers, Wheelchairs. Please contact Hospice White River for further Information.


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