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103 Changing Environments, Changing Practice: How the ‘Enhancing the Environment Project’ has Supported Changes in Practice and Increased Patient Choice Within Our Specialist Palliative Care Day Therapy Unit
  1. Cecelia O’Keeffe, Day Hospice Manager
  1. Saint Francis Hospice, Romford

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In 2007, we were fortunate to gain funding from the Department of Health under the King’s Fund Enhancing the Healing Environment Project to upgrade our hospice premises. The aim of the project was to enhance the wellbeing of patients by improving their environment through colour, light and art and to maximise patient choice. Our development of service user involvement and …

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