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83 Evaluating Patient Experience in the Day Hospice Unit
  1. Gillian Horne, Clinical Services Lead,
  2. Margaret Ellis, Day Unit Sister and
  3. Julie Ellis, Research Student
  1. The Rotherham Hospice, Rotherham
  2. Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield and Hospice Volunteer, The Rotherham Hospice, Rotherham

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Evaluating patient experience and the benefits of attending day hospice can be challenging. We chose a mixed-method approach using a computerised touch screen survey and discovery interviews with groups and individuals. The interviews were important for exploring in more detail, and with greater contextual understanding, what it means for patients to attend day care. Twenty-six …

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