"I need help with my end of life care."
If you need end of life care, you may think that you have to move away from home. However, a lot of care services can be provided to you in your home by the community palliative team, or as a day patient at a hospice or hospital.
If you are in hospital, your care will be provided by the hospital doctors and nurses, as well as the hospital palliative care team. Depending on your needs, other health and social care professionals may be involved in your end of life care, such as:
There are many health and social care professionals who can provide you with end of life support in your own home.
Macmillan Community Nurses
Macmillan Community Nurses support anyone who has a life-limiting disease within the East Riding.
They work with other health care professionals to provide patient-focused, responsive, timely and sensitively delivered palliative and end of life care.
To find out more or refer yourself to this Macmillan service:
Marie Curie is a registered charitable organisation that provides care and support to people with terminal illness.
Within the East Riding they:
Dove House Hospice
This hospice in Hull offers personalised end of life care for anyone aged 18 or over, who has a life limiting illness.
Their multi-disciplinary teams have a holistic approach and not only meet the medical needs of their patients, but support them emotionally and psychologically too.
Saint Catherine’s Hospice
Based in Scarborough, Saint Catherine’s Hospice is committed to providing the best possible care and quality of life for those with life limiting illnesses. It provides free care throughout 1,600 square miles of North and East Yorkshire.
There are a range of care homes in East Riding that offer end of life and palliative care.