Hospices provide care, treatment and support to PATIENTS in specialised accommodation or in the community. The care provided may be long or short-term and may be provided on an inpatient basis or through day care, day therapy or outreach SERVICES.
- provides a range of SERVICES for conditions where curative treatment is no longer an option, and people are approaching the end of their life
- provides care, treatment and support for people and their families and carers, including respite care for people who live with friends or family at home
Examples of Hospices include:
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