Community Services offered
As part of patient care, the team will undertake an assessment and if needed, deliver ongoing support to the patient or provide support to the GP and district nurse team caring for the patient.
The services offered by the team include:
- Pain and symptom management;
- Emotional Support;
- Co-ordination of services including arranging for Hospice@Home, Hospice admission, volunteer support, Day Services and referrals to external agencies for support;
- Terminal care;
- Bereavement support.
The service is available Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm and via an on-call system at weekends and bank holidays. Out of hours specialist advice may be obtained from staff on the Inpatient Unit.
As a patient you will be allocated a named nurse, who will assess your needs, plan and coordinate your care.
The team can be contacted by telephone number 020 7806 4040 or by email.
The team provides services for patients registered with GPs belonging to Westminster PCT.