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25 Hospice at Home: Keeping the Specialist in Specialist Palliative Care
  1. Claire Hoyal, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Project Lead, Hospice at Home and
  2. Amanda Judd, Hospice at Home
  1. Oakhaven Hospice, Lymington

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Oakhaven is an independent hospice in the New Forest serving a population of 100,000. The hospice provides specialist palliative care and support to those facing life-limiting illness and their loved ones in both the home and hospice setting. During 2006, a major service review was carried out to establish the community’s views of the service the hospice provides. Hospice at home was identified as the most needed development. Research into hospice at home services already in place in other areas identified numerous …

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