Medway Community Healthcare (MCH) provides a wide range of high quality community health services for Medway residents; from health visitors and district nurses to speech and language therapists and out of hours urgent care.
Our specialist palliative care service based at the Wisdom Hospice offers a multi-disciplinary team approach, including a team based in Medway Maritime Hospital, funded primarily by the NHS, with support from the friends of the Wisdom Hospice >
The service includes fifteen in-patient beds, bereavement support, advice and psychosocial and family support to patients and families. We provide community palliative care at home, as well as advice and support through our Day Therapy Centre. Our hospital palliative care team provide advice and support for in-patients referred in Medway Maritime Hospital.
Our team also support education locally, nationally and internationally as well as volunteer bereavement counsellors who provide support to bereaved families.
Referral into the service can be made by any healthcare professional and for patients at home it is with the agreement of the GP.
If you have any safeguarding concerns regarding a child or adult please see the page linked for more information on how to proceed.
Your experience is important to us and helps us to make sure our services provide excellent care. If you have any comments or queries about our services please see our contact us section.
As part of the Kent Palliative Medicine Forum, they have produced palliative care guidelines about symptom control and care of the dying patient.
Download the booklet here >
We believe our patients should be cared for with compassion and dignity in a clean, safe environment.
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Contact us on 01634 830456.